police car in bushfire smoked
28 Apr 2020

The disasters have come one after another. While they may not be entirely preventable, we can take many practical steps tailored to local needs and conditions to reduce the impacts on our cities.

balcony garden
27 Apr 2020

You can live in an apartment and still have the garden of your dreams.

two people running
23 Apr 2020

We need urgent measures to support safe walking, cycling and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Australian experts say.

Person who is homeless
21 Apr 2020

Two top UNSW academics are calling for an end to the homelessness crisis in Australia that will last beyond COVID-19.

Home office set up
16 Apr 2020

The office we return to will be quite different to the one we left.

Housing in Sydney
14 Apr 2020

For the first time in decades, the property market no longer seems like a 'safe' investment.

10 Apr 2020

No continent is more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. The most vulnerable people pay the highest price, and this time Africa will struggle to get help as other nations fight their own battles.

09 Apr 2020

Representatives of tenants and agents agree that leaving individuals to try to sort out rent reductions has created a mess. It calls for government to step in to look after both renters and landlords.

Young boy in urban setting
09 Apr 2020

It is well known that over half of the world’s 70 million refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) do not live in camps, but in towns and cities. 

Annie Tennant
08 Apr 2020

Architecture alumna Annie Tennant reflects on her mentoring relationship with Master of City Planning student Annalise Ifield.

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.