April 2022 - Invited to talk at the Art in Life: Knitting. University of Virginia
March 2022 - Exhibited as part of the Melbourne Design Week 2022. Work featured in the RMIT Design Hub
December 2021 - Federation Square + NGV comission in the Atrium of Fed Square. - 7 Knitted objects fabricated and displayed.
November 2021 - Knitted architecture installed as part of the NGV Sampling the future.
August 2021 - knitting architecture selected to be part of NGV Sampling The Future exhibition https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/exhibition/sampling-the-future/
February 2021 - New development going into planning for Fisher St, Petersham - Sydney Australia
February 2021 - Will be participating in the NGV Sampline the Future exhibition in August - Knitting Architecture
August 2020 - invited to ANU textile design school to discuss cross displinary design
January 2020- Floppy Logic is published by Actar. https://issuu.com/actar/docs/floppy_logic
June 2019 - MPavilion designed in collaboration with Estudio Carme Pinos shortlisted for the sustainability award in the Vic architecture awards.
April 2019 - ZILKA Studio together with PMA and Studio Roland Snooks won the EOI to design RMITs New Design School
January 2019 - 4 lecture theatres refurbised. Designed in collaboration with Paul Morgan Architects. RMIT City campus Building 55
January 2019 - Estudio Carme Pinos together with ZILKA Studio begin work on a new project in Byron Bay
October 2018 - invited to participate in the Practice Research Symposium in Barcelona
October 2018 - MPavilion completed! Opened 8th October 2018
August 2018 - invited to collaborate with Paul Morgan Architects on new theatre fitouts for RMIT University.
June 2018 - named Architect of Record for Carme Pinos MPavilion. Carme Pinos taught Leanne Zilka during her masters degree at Harvard and has remained in contact ever since.
June 2018 - AIA awards presentation of PleatPod
March 2018 - NGV Pavilion competition entry
November 2017 - awarded PhD in architecture for thesis titled "Floppy Logic: exploring the territory between architecture fashion and textile design"
February 2017 - PleatPod installed in the Design Hub RMIT
January 2017 - competed in US competition "Follied Function" for a new shelter to go into Socrates Sculpture Park in New York City
January 2017 - invited to collaborate with Paul Morgan Architects on the new fitout for RMIT Fashion and Textile Design at RMIT Brunswick.
September 2016 - invited to design installation for Sugar Mountain 1 day Festival
February 2016 - NGV pavilion competition commendation for "PleatPavilion"
September 2015 - Winner of Dlab pavillion structure - "pleatpod" - currently under fabrication
May 2015- Glow work published in Architect Victoria issue "Inner Glow"
May, 2015 -Short listed for D-lab pavillion structure
April, 2015 - presented work at PhD conference in Ho Chi Min city, Vietnam
January, 2015 - Engaged by Melbourne Marae to work on new community centre in collaboration with SWA architects and RMIT University
November, 2014 - Work exhibited in ARCHI-TEX symposium
October, 2014 - Thrive installation at RMIT University - part of the "the future is here" exhibition at Design Hub, RMIT.
April, 2014 - Submitted entry for the Gunyama pool competition - Green Square Sydney
February, 2014 - launch of website - adaptive project - www.adaptiveprojects.com.au
February, 2014 - Floor talk - DIA Women in design
February, 2014 - Adaptive projects becomes member of PREFABAUS - http://www.prefabaus.org.au/
February, 2014 - DIA Women in Design exhibition - Zilka Studio, Fibre architecture and Assembled Projects work included. Exhibition to be held at gallery 45 downstairs
November, 2013 - Competition entry for Sydney container competition
October, 2013 - Invited to participate in DIA - Women in Design exhibition with Jenny Underwood
October, 2013 - Accepted to exhibit in the Luminale festival, Frankfurt - 2014
October, 2013 - presented at the AASA conference at Monash University
June, 2013 - exhibited at CRAFT ACT - Glow Space
May, 2013 - commissioned by QSH to develop prototype housing in collaboration with SWA
May, 2013 - exhibited in the Convergence exhibition - Design Hub, RMIT
April, 2013 - competition entry for Cantabrian House - Christchurch housing
November, 2012 - comissioned by Quick Smart Homes to produce housing design that integrates modular wet areas with compatible prefabricated systems, with the aim of producing good design that meets the demands of home buyers