News

Heat map of Parramatta CBD.
27 Aug 2019

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.

Sydney Harbour
22 Aug 2019

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.

Engaging Women in the Built Environment
22 Aug 2019

See the highlights of the 2019 event and hear from our fantastic line-up of speakers.

Luminocity project
21 Aug 2019

Computational Design lecturer Dr Nicole Gardner was raised on a South Australian farm but was alw

Disaster zone
20 Aug 2019

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.

19 Aug 2019

UNSW Professor David Sanderson launches his book A Good Practice Review in Urban Humanitarian Response on World Humanitarian Day.

15 Aug 2019

Winning major awards puts UNSW interior architect graduate among the best in Australia.

Kaylie Salvatori
05 Aug 2019

Landscape architecture alumna Kaylie Salvatori is speaking at this year’s Engaging Women event.

Housing
02 Aug 2019

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.

26 Jul 2019

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. 

22 Jul 2019

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.

17 Jul 2019

Australia’s policymakers must address the cultural and institutional barriers that exist for Indigenous Australians instead of framing them as a problem for society. 

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