Moving the capital from Jakarta to a sparsely populated location in East Kalimantan may cause environmental degradation, but the country needs it regardless.
Leaders in the fields of medicine, law, public health and built environment named on the 2019 AFR 100 Women of Influence list.
Master of Architecture student Sasha Lesiuk will spend six-months in Genoa, Italy, working with the Pritzker Prize-winning architect.
Industrial Design Professor Oya Demirbilek is using co-design, a participatory and collaborative approach that can improve the environment and wellbeing.
A system of devices, that includes an ‘earring’ that can be worn by diabetics to help monitor their health and an insulin oral delivery device, has been awarded a Gold Award by the Good Design Awards for designer Frédérique Sunstrüm.
Transitioning from university to the ‘real world’ can be daunting, however UNSW architecture students are given the opportunity to connect learning to real-life problems and people.
With the help of UNSW lecturer Dr Alanya Drummond, North Sydney Council will become the first city to ban smoking in all public areas in an effort to ensure healthier and more liveable cities.
Cooling strategies, such as increased greenery and shading and the installation of water features to mitigate urban heat can increase comfort by 50-60 per cent.
UNSW Built Environment will host the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Sustainable Cities and Landscapes (SCL) Research Hub conference from 29 August to 1 September in the Roundhouse on the UNSW Sydney campus.