Australian classrooms are recording high levels of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, says Built Environment Professor Mat Santamouris.
The strength of UNSW Built Environment’s research performance has again been reaffirmed as among the best in the world.
The delivery of affordable housing in Australia is in desperate need of a shakeup, says UNSW City Futures Research Fellow Dr Laurence Troy.
Fires and building failures highlighted serious gaps in Australian building regulations. But recent revisions and recommendations still fall short of preparing our buildings for climate change.
The aim of the Australia-India Knowledge Exchange Workshops hosted by UNSW Built Environment was to build partnerships and share best practices.
The City Futures Research Centre’s new ARC Linkage Project will put the multi-unit housing sector under the microscope and propose specific changes to protect people buying units.
The problems with housing systems in Australia and similar countries run deep. Solutions depend on a fundamental rethink of our approach to housing and its central place in our lives and the economy.
A European Union aid program has selected UNSW Built Environment Professor Mat Santamouris to help develop energy building codes for Indian Ocean island nations.
Housing markets never have met the lowest-income households' needs. Now is the time to tackle problems that have been years in the making by creating a better system to supply their housing.
A wearable device to provide personal safety warnings while gathering environment data is being developed by UNSW urban climatologist Negin Nazarian and an international team.
Professor Sisi Zlatanova is a leading international authority on 3D geographic information systems. Her research investigates the production and management of 3D digital models for large public buildings, with the aim of improving accessibility, safety and emergency response procedures.
The task of cooling cities, improving thermal comfort and reducing energy consumption were discussed at the UNSW Built Environment event