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Research Centres

The School of Built Environment (SOBE) participates with and hosts research centres, labs and multi-institutional centres that span all the departments and areas of interest within SOBE. As a researcher, you have to opportunity to tap in to the valuable resources and experiences that these centres have to offer.

Our Centres

Australasian Joint Research Centre for Building Information modeling

The centre focuses on developing research that integrates BIM with other advanced concepts and technologies to improve the performance of building projects in the energy, mineral and construction industries.
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Urbanet

A network of researchers with interests in city planning, urban design, regional planning, transport planning, sustainability and governance.
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Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre

The Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre (SBEnrc) is a multi-institutional research centre that offers a unique industry-government-research collaboration to improve Australia’s built environment industry.
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The Hub for Immersive Visualisation and eResearch

The Hub for Immersive Visualisation and eResearch (HIVE) is an advanced new facility for visualisation, virtualisation and simulation capabilities in Western Australia.
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Research Unit for the Study of Societies in Change

A multidisciplinary cluster examining processes of social and cultural transformation
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