Laura Palmer, a life-size mannequin named after the fictional character from the ‘90s American cult TV series Twin Peaks, is the latest addition to the research team in the University’s Indoor Environmental Quality Lab (IEQ).
Angus Gregg from Perth and Clare Chuang from Brisbane have moved to Sydney to be among the first group of students to embark on Australia’s new and only double degree in architecture at the University of Sydney.
Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Sydney retains the number one spot in Australia for the second year and moves up two places to 15th globally, following the release of 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Ranked first in the world for sports-related subjects and best in Australia for medicine, architecture, veterinary sciences, anatomy and physiology, English language and literature.
The Indigenous community of Yarrabah in far north Queensland was the focus of architecture students who were given the unique opportunity to work with community leaders on an affordable housing project.
The most popular government policy at the moment for solving housing affordability continues to be increasing housing supply, writes Professor Phibbs and Professor Gurran.
The rapid global expansion of the residential property market driven by the uploading of digital real estate in the last decade has housing researchers concerned.
There needs to be closer scrutiny of the impact of online short-term home rentals following concerns over platforms such as Airbnb, new University of Sydney research finds.
Your first year on campus can be intimidating. New people. New classes. New locations. We asked current University of Sydney students to share the things they have learned during their time on campus.
Understanding if a ‘housing bubble’ exists in the Australian housing market is the new focus of a University of Sydney complex systems research team.
Many Australians would know her face from the $20 note, but may know less about Mary Reibey’s story – the single mother of seven children who became a legendary businesswoman in Sydney during the 1800s.
Dr Peter Liddicoat, a recipient of AMP Tomorrow funds and PhD graduate of Materials Engineering, has developed a new microscope that can unravel the ‘DNA’ of inorganic materials.
University of Sydney students unveil their big architectural visions for a series of landmark cultural buildings and public spaces in Sydney and regional NSW in a final graduate exhibition that opens on 24 November.
New research confirms as Australian cities get bigger they also get richer, as a disproportionate amount of the wealth goes to top income earners, which is breeding greater inequality within and between cities.
Apple is back in the media thanks to the company’s new 'Touch Bar'. It might seem like a simple idea, but it builds on a long history of 'human–computer interaction' research, writes Associate Professor Martin Tomitsch.
At the Future Transport Summit 2016 in Sydney earlier this year Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said 'self‐driving Ubers are the future'. "But what if Ubers are in the air and not on the street?” proclaims architecture student Kate Zambelli.
The annual scholarship was set up in recognition of the legacy of John Bradfield, the celebrated engineer and University of Sydney alumnus whose grand ideas and vision drove two of Sydney’s most transformative projects: the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the city’s underground railway system.
Addressing the vulnerability of countries to climate change and rapid urban growth in the Pacific is the goal of a side event chaired by the University of Sydney’s Associate Professor Paul Jones at Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador, this month.
Housing affordability is a big problem in Australia. A new exhibition looks at housing projects that could offer ways to reduce housing costs.
One pedestrian is killed every two days on Australia’s roads, the majority in metropolitan areas. While advances in safety systems and technology over past decades have greatly improved driver and passenger safety, there has been relatively little new technology to ensure the safety of pedestrians. Even current innovations to improve pedestrian safety are still designed from a car-centric approach.