Jefa Greenaway is an award-winning architect, interior designer and lecturer/knowledge broker, focussing on Indigenous curriculum development at the University of Melbourne. Jefa is a director of Greenaway Architects, chair of Indigenous Architecture + Design Victoria (IADV) and is one of a handful registered Indigenous architects in Australia. He seeks to embed cultural connectedness within the built environment for clients including Aboriginal Housing Victoria, the Lowitja Institute, RMIT, the Wilin Centre at the VCA and the Koorie Heritage Trust. He champions design leadership in practice, academia and as a member of the City of Melbourne’s Public Art Advisory Panel and recently presented at the World Design Summit and the International Council of Design (ico-D) in Montreal to showcase the value of design advocacy and the use of the recently developed International Indigenous Design Charter.
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