Rosalea Monacella presents at Design Futures series 'Water' at NGV Wed 12 October.

Design Futures: Water

Water scarcity. A complex global problem requiring transformative solutions.

Globally we are experiencing accelerated competition for limited water resources. How can design work as a transformative function that responds to the challenges of managing this essential resource in a rapidly-changing and complex world?

Rosalea Monacella, presents the potential futures for water, utilising design as a responsive agent. Rosalea is a multi-award winning researcher, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture in the School of Architecture and Design, RMIT University and Co-Director of OUTR (Office of Urban Transformation Research).


Design Futures:

Design touches every aspect of our lives, shaping our homes and cities, and defining how we work, learn and connect with the world. Design Futures asks industry leaders to explore the potential of design as an agent of change as they look ahead and anticipate how their world may be transforming.Join our host Michael Short, chief editorial writer and columnist for The Age, as he asks us to consider how design could shape the future of energy, mobility, money and water.