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Construction building
04 Jun 2020

A social housing stimulus investment program would better facilitate the recovery of lives and livelihoods’ after the pandemic.

desk dining table
04 Jun 2020

Multi-purpose rooms with mobile smart furniture could be the answer to living and working in small spaces long-term.

Pacific Island market
01 Jun 2020

Pacific islands face unique challenges in combating COVID-19, and will need unique solutions to come out of the crisis unscathed.

Student working on a laptop
28 May 2020

UNSW Built Environment has tapped into the expertise of its staff to deliver a two-week symposium designed to help online educators.

High-density apartment block with built-in balconies looking out over a busy road
27 May 2020

Lower-income households are disproportionally represented in and affected by challenges associated with apartment living, a new report finds. 

The Sims mobile game
27 May 2020

The link between the life simulation game and architecture is closer than you might think.

Designing in a lab
22 May 2020

The pandemic will shape the careers for next-generation industrial designers, but it won't define them, says UNSW expert.

Empty Melbourne park
18 May 2020

Lockdown restrictions are rolling back, but the closure of public spaces could have a lasting impact, says an architect at UNSW Built Environment.

Empty modern office
15 May 2020

Interior architects and designers will be essential to the global recovery.

Slum on the edge of a city
13 May 2020

Many are speculating about the pandemic changing how we plan and use our cities. What they overlook is how many people live in unplanned settlements where it's more likely to be business as usual.

Housing
12 May 2020

The pandemic has brought to a head deep-rooted problems with how housing is provided in Australia. Fortunately, the solutions can play a central role in the national recovery process.

Pedestrian friendly street
11 May 2020

Wider footpaths, separated cycleways and pedestrian-friendly streets could become the norm, says a UNSW Built Environment expert.

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