UNSW Built Environment Research

28 May 2018

UNSW Built Environment research. Design, delivery and management of the 21st century city.

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Public Events

Utzon Lecture | Annual Judith Neilson Lecture | Jo da Silva

09 Nov 2018

The final Utzon Lecture for 2018, The Judith Neilson Lecture, Reducing risk, building resilience, was presented by Arup Fellow and Director of Arup International Development Jo da Silva OBE.

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A.S. Hook Address | 2018 AIA Gold Medallist | Alec Tzannes

06 Nov 2018

UNSW Built Environment with the Australian Institute of Architects was delighted to host the AS Hook Address by 2018 AIA Gold Medallist, Emeritus Professor Alec Tzannes AM. In his address, Alec Tzannes will explore themes that influence contemporary design thinking and language, the way we work, and the role of architecture in community.

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Utzon Lecture | Carme Pinós

18 Oct 2018

World renown architect Carme Pinós delivers the fourth Utzon Lecture of 2018. She discusses the similarities between design and architecture practice, architectural values and principles, and her approach to architectural design spanning from large urban developments, social housing, public works and furniture design. 

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Utzon Lecture | Annual Donald K Turner Address | Professor of Practice Rachel Neeson

13 Sep 2018

UNSW Built Environment Professor of Practice Rachel Neeson, Director of Neeson Murcutt Architects presented a compelling overview of her practice framed around the topic "The house in the city, the child in the sports hall" for the third Utzon Lecture for 2018 and the Annual Donald K Turner Address. 

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Luminocity 2018: Open Day

03 Sep 2018

Dean of Built Environment, Professor Helen Lochhead discusses the importance of collaboration and Work-Integrated Learning at the launch of the Luminocity 2018 Exhibition on UNSW Open Day. 

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Luminocity 2018: Part 2

27 Aug 2018

Build a career in the built environment through our strong connections to industry. See our students' collaborate with leading international design studio HASSELL to bring you Luminocity 2018, an annual exhibition of current student work launching at UNSW Open Day.

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2018 Engaging Women in the Built Environment Event

15 Aug 2018

 

UNSW Built Environment hosted an inspiring evening, headlined by 20 remarkable professionals and academics, including Dean of UNSW Built Environment Professor Helen Lochhead and City of Sydney Lord Mayor, Clover Moore, speaking on the Faculty's bold vision for 50% women in leadership roles by 2025.

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Luminocity 2018: Part 1

14 Aug 2018

See our students' collaborate with HASSELL, a leading international design studio to bring you Luminocity 2018, an annual exhibition of current student work launching at UNSW Open Day.

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Utzon Lecture: Alternative Nature | Jungyoon Kim

18 May 2018

Utzon Lecture Alternative Nature presented by Korean Landscape architect Jungyoon Kim from PARKKIM focuses on the experience of nature in highly urbanised environments.

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Utzon Lecture - 11th Annual Paul Reid Lecture in Urban Design: China's Changing Urban Communities

07 Mar 2018

Professor Peter Rowe presents a critical analysis of China’s contemporary urbanism based on his recent book, China’s Urban Communities: Concepts, Contexts and Well-Being, co-authored with Ann Forsyth and Har Ye Kan (Birkhäuser, 2016).

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UNSW Built Environment Faculty Showcase Event

19 Jan 2018
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Utzon Lecture and Annual Judith Neilson Lecture: Humanitarian Architecture: Who really designs? Presented by Dr Anshu Sharma

08 Nov 2017
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Utzon Lecture: Resilience Beyond Rhetoric - Design for A New Sustainability Presented by Nina-Marie Lister

11 Oct 2017
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Donald K Turner Address: Architectural Culture; From Site to Society by Philip Thalis

12 Sep 2017
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Luminocity 2017

24 Aug 2017

Our Luminocity exhibition shows how our students use their research & technical skills and analytical & creative thinking to address the challenges of the built environment.

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2017 Engaging Women in the Built Environment Event

09 Aug 2017

If we are going to reach 50% women in leadership roles by 2025 in the Built Environment industries we need to work together in new and innovative way

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Utzon Lecture: Homes and Cities: Growth and Inequality

20 Jun 2017

By Professor Duncan Maclennan

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Utzon Lecture - 10th Annual Paul Reid Lecture in Urban Design

08 Mar 2017

Presented by Reiner Nagel

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UNSW Built Environment: Delivering for Diversity in the 21st Century City

05 Jul 2015

Symposium held by the People & Place research cluster in 2015.

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Student Videos

Masters of Architecture Portfolio Development Tips

18 Jan 2019
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'Future Tense' UNSW Interior Architecture Graduation Exhibition 2018

27 Nov 2018

‘Future Tense’ is a student organised event showcasing the works of 2018 UNSW Built Environment Interior Architecture (Honours). Our learning experience has significantly shaped our approaches, factoring in the evolution of urban interiors with the intent for collaboration and social and cultural contribution. This has led to the establishment of world class design leaders in our esteemed alumni community. This event is an opportunity for our graduates and future design leaders to celebrate and start a conversation with industry leaders towards the next phase of our design narratives.

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UNSW CoDe - Industry Collaboration Projects 2017

28 Aug 2018
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UNSW CoDe: Bio-Shelters - Designing Reef Habitats at the Sydney Harbour

14 Aug 2018

 

Academics and students from UNSW Computational Design are performing advanced and unique research to improve the harbour environment in Sydney.

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UNSW Built Environment Students in Fiji

27 Jul 2018

Four UNSW students from the Master’s program in Sustainable Built Environment travelled to Fiji for a symposium which included workshops and site visits to villages. We asked them about this real-life experience and how valuable it is as a part of their course. For more information: www.be.unsw.edu.au

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2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

13 Jun 2018

Innovative urban planning designs by a group of UNSW Built Environment students are now on show in the prestigious 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.

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Gabrielle Coleman talks about studying City Planning

18 Dec 2016
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Lauren Rutstein talks about studying Interior Architecture

18 Dec 2016
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Madi King talks about studying Industrial Design

18 Dec 2016
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James Lim talks about studying Construction Management & Property

18 Dec 2016
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Scott Wall talks about studying Landscape Architecture

18 Dec 2016
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Branko Cosic talks about studying Computational Design

18 Dec 2016
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Erin Gonthier talks about studying Architectural Studies

18 Dec 2016
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Staff Videos

Meet Dr Negin Nazarian

12 Feb 2019

 

Dr Negin Nazarian is a Scientia Fellow urban climatologist at UNSW’s Faculty of Built Environment. She is working on a wearable that can measure the wearer’s physiological response, such as heart rate and skin temperature, to their immediate environment. She says in the future, a Coolbit user could create a personalised heat safe route for a run, based on the previous information received by the wearable.

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UNSW SHARP hire - Professor Sisi Zlatanova

03 Dec 2018

Professor Sisi Zlatanova is recognised as a leading international authority on 3D Geographic Information Systems. The focus of her research is 3D indoor modelling and navigation, 3D data representation (vector and voxel) and data structuring and 3D data integration. She has authored and co-authored more than 300 papers and edited or co-edited 23 books.

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Faculty Matters | David Sanderson | Rapid Urbanisation

21 Sep 2018

Hosted by ABC broadcaster Sarah Macdonald, in our second episode we meet our Inaugural Judith Nielsen Chair in Architecture, Professor David Sanderson, who will lead our next Grand Challenge on Rapid Urbanisation. With cities growing by 1.4 million people every week, David talks about this global phenomenon and how this change is a defining shift of our time.

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Architect of change - David Sanderson

22 May 2018

 

Early in his architectural career Professor David Sanderson had an epiphany while working at a low income housing project that changed his career direction to one of an aid worker. As the Inaugural Judith Nielsen Chair in Architecture at UNSW Built Environment his research into disasters, poverty and marginalisation is now changing the way the world deals with the aftermaths of natural disasters.

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Prof Chris Pettit introduces the new City Analytics program

27 Jul 2017
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Professor Susan Thompson on planning cities that improve our health

19 Apr 2017
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Associate Professor Oya Demirbilek on enhancing standards of living through industrial design

11 Apr 2017
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Dr. Lan Ding talks on developing models to enable greener cities

11 Apr 2017
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Associate Professor Catherine Bridge on pioneering inclusive design through motion-capture technology

11 Apr 2017
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Professor Mattheos Santamouris on building new technologies to migrate urban overheating

11 Apr 2017
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Dr Hazel Easthope talks strata titles and urban consolidation

14 Jul 2016
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UNSW Built Environment Research

16 Jan 2016
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Prof Bill Randolph talks affordable housing and density

15 Jan 2016
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Prof Chris Pettit talks data driven approaches to city planning

13 Jan 2016
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Prof Martin Loosemore talks social impact of construction and gender diversity

12 Jan 2016
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Scientia Prof Deo Prasad on zero carbon buildings and energy storage

11 Jan 2016
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UNSW Built Environment Research Degrees

09 Dec 2015
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