UNSW Built Environment research is about cities, people, places, property, buildings, design, infrastructure, environment, landscapes, institutions, and the complex interactions between them.

UNSW Built Environment research addresses a spectrum of vital policy and theoretical issues across a range of scales from different disciplinary perspectives examining Australian and international problems. Our overall mission statement is geared towards designing, delivering and managing sustainable 21st-century cities and all their critical elements. The faculty offers a collegiate and supportive research environment facilitating high quality and innovative research by both staff and students.