News

Girl on a climbing frame in sunlight filtered through thick bushfire smoke
22 Jul 2020

A study during last season’s bushfires provides vital insights into the multiple interplays between weather extremes and air pollution.

Skyscraper apartment building with vertical garden running down the facade
02 Jul 2020

A new report examines the growth and demographics associated with apartment living in Australia and New Zealand.

18 Jun 2020

With the re-opening of schools, there needs to be a reconsideration of how we support girls’ play.

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. 

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.

27 Mar 2020

The coronavirus epidemic will test urban resilience, and we must rise to the challenge, says UNSW professor.

24 Mar 2020

Housing is our first line of defence against coronavirus, so leaving someone homeless increases the risk for everyone. Australia should follow other countries in imposing a moratorium on evictions.

24 Mar 2020

While natural events like earthquakes, windstorms or bushfires can trigger large-scale disasters,

16 Mar 2020

Freely available public data could help shape better cities that are accessible and inclusive.

23 Jan 2020

The Dean of UNSW Built Environment says it’s possible to build more fire resistant homes, but designs need to use best practice principles to be resilient.

Dr Joshua Zeunert
13 Jan 2020

Dr Joshua Zeunert's new project will forecast potential scenarios to inform decision-makers and help ensure our food supply security.

Professor Mat Santamouris
09 Jan 2020

Through High-Performance Architecture, Professor Mattheos Santamouris tackles problems affecting most of the population of the world.

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