UTZON Lecture | 2019 Donald K Turner address and Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal Lecture
29 Nov 2019
Santa Monica-based Australian architects and 2019 AIA Gold Medalists Hank Koning and Julie Eizenberg discuss their lifelong pursuit of social and community outcomes through architecture.
Utzon Lecture | Annual Judith Neilson Lecture | Brett Moore
06 Sep 2019
The 2019 Judith Neilson Lecture features Brett Moore, a global leader in disaster recovery and Head of Shelter and Settlements at UNHCR. Watch Brett’s lecture as he explores details of the scope of global humanitarian displacement and what role built environment professionals can have in responding to this.
Engaging Women in the Built Environment 2019
22 Aug 2019
Launched in 2016, Engaging Women in the Built Environment event brings together industry, alumni, students and academia to celebrate the achievements and diverse career paths of women in this professional field. See the highlights of the 2019 event and hear from our fantastic line-up of speakers.
UTZON Lecture | Francine Houben
06 Jun 2019
Multi-award winning architect (including the prestigious Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Prize bestowed by Queen Máxima of the Netherlands in 2015), and Founding Partner and Creative Director of Mecanoo Architecten in the Netherlands, Francine speaks on “People, place, purpose, poetry.” In this talk, Francine illustrates her practice's unique, humanistic approach to architecture.
Cities@UNSW | Designing the Global City | Professor Robert Freestone
24 May 2019
UNSW Built Environment Professor Robert Freestone summarises the findings of a multi-year research project into the effectiveness of the competitive processes in Sydney’s CBD.
Utzon Lecture | Annual Paul Reid Lecture in Urban Design | Scientia Professor Mat Santamouris
18 Mar 2019
The 12th Annual Paul Reid Lecture in Urban Design features Scientia Professor Mattheos Santamouris, the Anita Lawrence Chair in High Performance Architecture at UNSW Built Environment, who shares his research on urban overheating and mitigation solutions for cooling our cities.
Utzon Lecture | The Discipline of the Existing | Flores & Prats
11 Mar 2019
UNSW Built Environment presents “The Discipline of the Existing” - the first 2019 Utzon lecture featuring Eva Prats and Ricardo Flores, co-founders of the award-winning Flores & Prats. Watch as they discuss the rehabilitation of the old workers cooperative that has been transformed into the Sala Beckett Theatre and Drama Centre, a place dedicated to promoting new drama stories.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
UNSW Built Environment Faculty Showcase Event
19 Jan 2018
Utzon Lecture and Annual Judith Neilson Lecture: Humanitarian Architecture: Who really designs? Presented by Dr Anshu Sharma
08 Nov 2017
Utzon Lecture: Resilience Beyond Rhetoric - Design for A New Sustainability Presented by Nina-Marie Lister
11 Oct 2017
Donald K Turner Address: Architectural Culture; From Site to Society by Philip Thalis
12 Sep 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.
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
Utzon Lecture: Homes and Cities: Growth and Inequality
20 Jun 2017
By Professor Duncan Maclennan
Utzon Lecture - 10th Annual Paul Reid Lecture in Urban Design
08 Mar 2017
Presented by Reiner Nagel
UNSW Built Environment: Delivering for Diversity in the 21st Century City
05 Jul 2015
Symposium held by the People & Place research cluster in 2015.
‘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.
UNSW CoDe - Industry Collaboration Projects 2017
28 Aug 2018
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.
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
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.
Gabrielle Coleman talks about studying City Planning
18 Dec 2016
Lauren Rutstein talks about studying Interior Architecture
18 Dec 2016
Madi King talks about studying Industrial Design
18 Dec 2016
James Lim talks about studying Construction Management & Property
18 Dec 2016
Scott Wall talks about studying Landscape Architecture
18 Dec 2016
Branko Cosic talks about studying Computational Design
18 Dec 2016
Erin Gonthier talks about studying Architectural Studies
Meet Dr Kate Dunn | designing sustainable materials
25 Oct 2019
Dr Kate Dunn is a researcher and lecturer at UNSW Built Environment. Her research involves designing materials for 3D printing. This includes bones to be used in practice before surgery at Westmead Hospital, as well as the visualisation of scientific research such as climate change.
Meet Dr Gloria Pignatta | Civil & Energy Engineer
15 Oct 2019
Dr Gloria Pignatta is a Scientia Fellow at UNSW Built Environment. She designs advanced technologies and passive strategies to improve building energy efficiency and mitigate the urban heat island phenomenon in a changing climate.
Urban Humanitarian Response - David Sanderson
22 Jul 2019
Professor David Sanderson, the Innaugural Judith Neilson Chair of Architecture, discusses urban humanitarian response.
Increasing Student Performance with Air Quality - Dr Shamila Haddad
25 Jun 2019
Dr Shamila Haddad wants to enhance the quality of buildings for better health, comfort and wellbeing. She has been working on a project to improve air quality in school classrooms.
Rapid Urbanisation and Urban Resilience
06 Mar 2019
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prof Chris Pettit introduces the new City Analytics program