Catalogue service interruption: Due to an upgrade, the catalogue will be unavailable from 9pm AEST on Wednesday, 3 September until 10am AEST Thursday, 4 September. We apologise for any inconvenience.

La Trobe Reading Room event: A traditional Chinese drum performance will be held in the La Trobe Reading Room on Thursday 4 September, from 6pm until 6.10pm. More information

Catalogue service interruption & La Trobe Reading Room event
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Curating desire: designing Melbourne's retail landscape

Today's retail spaces are places for social interaction and aesthetic gratification, as well as for shopping. Good design is integral — it can even affect our purchasing decisions.

Hear about Melbourne's changing retail landscape including, laneways, malls and shopping strips from:

  • Simon Knott, Black Kosloff Knott and co-presenter, 3RRR's The architects
  • Roger Nelson, principal, NH Architecture and former chair, Melbourne Retail Advisory Board
  • Clare Cousins, Clare Cousins Architects
  • Gilbert Rochecouste, general manager, Villagewell 'placemaking' practitioners