Rippon Lea Estate featured on Channel 31’s ‘Sacred Spaces’

On October 19, the Heritage Council of Victoria's latest episode of Sacred Spaces aired on Channel 31 featuring Rippon Lea Estate.

The Heritage Council of Victoria has supported Sacred Spaces, the community television program celebrating architecture in Melbourne and the built environment for many years. It promotes debates about architecture and brings it to a wider audience.

The recent episode filmed in conjunction with the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) and explored the iconic Rippon Lea Estate.

The adverse effects of climate change are being widely experienced across Victoria. Heritage places can play a key role in climate adaptation and mitigation. Rippon Lea is one of 10 case studies commissioned by the Heritage Council, exploring how heritage places are responding to climate change. The episode also featured an interview with Justin Buckley, the National Trust’s Executive Manager of Gardens.

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Sacred Spaces has aired for over a decade exploring architecture, urban planning and buildings in Melbourne. In each episode, an architect or heritage professional is interviewed about their favourite building in the city – their sacred space. Many thanks to Jeff Robinson, Heritage Council Member, for nominating Rippon Lea as his Sacred Space.

To watch previous episodes of Sacred Spaces covering a wide range of places from cemeteries and cathedrals to houses, halls and Murtoa’s stick shed, head to the Heritage Council Victoria website.

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