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.
See the highlights of the 2019 event and hear from our fantastic line-up of speakers.
Computational Design lecturer Dr Nicole Gardner was raised on a South Australian farm but was alw
International leader in disaster and conflict recovery Brett Moore explores the topic of global humanitarian displacement and the challenges faced by refugees in an urban environment.
UNSW Professor David Sanderson launches his book A Good Practice Review in Urban Humanitarian Response on World Humanitarian Day.
Winning major awards puts UNSW interior architect graduate among the best in Australia.
Landscape architecture alumna Kaylie Salvatori is speaking at this year’s Engaging Women event.
While politicians ignore calls to raise Newstart, alarming levels of financial stress among private renters, particularly in low-rent outer suburbs, show why current welfare payments are too low.
An Adjunct Professor and an alumna from the UNSW Faculty of Built Environment have been recognised at the Planning Institute of Australia National Awards for Planning Excellence.
The construction industry crisis didn't happen overnight. Authorities have been on notice for years to fix the problems that now have the industry itself calling for better regulation.