News

21 Feb 2020

Suburban planning models are not suitable for bushland – so why would we continue to rebuild with them?

17 Feb 2020

Millions of Australians are struggling with unaffordable housing. It’s a systemic problem that’s been decades in the making, and only concerted system-wide reforms will fix it.

13 Feb 2020

Policies for Indigenous Australians must better reflect and prioritise Indigenous cultural values.

11 Feb 2020

One in four Australian households now rent their homes in the private rental market. Flexibility and lifestyle are key reasons some choose to rent even if they can afford to buy a home.

Community Gardens
07 Feb 2020

What started as a form of gardening activism, planted the seeds for a blossoming community movement, centred on inclusivity, sustainability and participation.

04 Feb 2020

Since his undergraduate days at UNSW, Industrial Design Associate Lecturer Gonzalo Portas has focused on medical device design.

30 Jan 2020

People die protecting homes. They are wrong to believe their homes will protect them.

Tiny house
29 Jan 2020

There has been significant growth in small house living, but that doesn’t mean Australia should go big on them.

26 Jan 2020

Trailblazing UNSW Sydney academics join distinguished alumni and friends on the 2020 Australia Day honours list.

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.

21 Jan 2020

A research team from UNSW Built Environment is using 3D mapping technology to help improve fire safety and crisis response procedures for Fire and Rescue NSW.

17 Jan 2020

Could city parklands be used to house endangered animal species?

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