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  • Robots and humans shake up design[3 September 2015]

    robotos research design

    Fabricating Futures: Robots. Research. Design. is a four-day exhibition and panel discussion that will be staged by the University of Sydney (10-13 September), exploring the latest trends in robotics and digital technology that are driving innovation. More

  • Home truths about urbanisation[3 September 2015]

    Home truths about urbanisation

    A committed urbanist, Lord Mayor Clover Moore delivered the opening address of the 2015 Festival of Urbanism at the University of Sydney. More

  • Five great myths about the housing market[3 September 2015]

    Five great myths about the housing market

    With home ownership a fading dream for an increasing number of Australians, it's time to bust some myths about the housing market. Here's the top five by urban and regional planning and policy experts at the University of Sydney, Professor Peter Phibbs and Professor Nicole Gurran. More

  • Australian students announced for 2016 MADE exchange [27 August 2015]

    The Sydney Opera House has announced the Australian participants in the 2016 MADE by the Opera House scholarship, the international exchange that extends architect Jørn Utzon's collaborative approach to architecture, engineering and design. More

  • Faculty Leaders Share Knowledge and Cross Collaboration with Tongji University, Shanghai[25 August 2015]

    Professor Richard de Dear, IEQ Lab and Director, High Performance Buildings, recently visited CAUP (College of Architecture and Urban Planning) Tongji University, Shanghai where he addressed the faculties of Mechanical Engineering and Architecture. More

  • Exploring Opportunities for International Engagement[25 August 2015]

    As part of the Faculty's growing engagement with leading international institutions, Professor John Redmond, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, was pleased to welcome Professor Zhenyu Li, Dean of CAUP (College of Architecture and Urban Planning) Tongji University, Shanghai during a recent visit to Sydney. More

  • Faculty staff and alumni scoop NSW Architecture Awards[25 August 2015]

    Staff and alumni from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning have won four top awards handed out by the Australian Institute of Architects during the 2015 NSW Architecture Awards. More

  • Urban myth-busters set the record straight on the real city problems[7 August 2015]

    Are foreign investors forcing Aussies out of the property market? Will building more houses bring prices down? Does building more roads really reduce traffic congestion? These questions and more will be tackled at the University of Sydney's second Festival of Urbanism from 1 - 10 September. More

  • Be a future leader in architecture[6 August 2015]

    cis leadership scholarship

    The University of Sydney's Campus Infrastructure Services (CIS) is offering a is a unique opportunity for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students to undertake a 3-year fully funded undergraduate degree More

  • Women architects debate future ways to work[28 July 2015]

    The University of Sydney in collaboration with Parlour Inc will host a panel of four powerhouse women architects for a robust debate on changes needed in architecture to create a more equitable and sustainable profession in the future. More

  • Vale Trevor Howells[10 July 2015]

    In this past week, Trevor Howells, renowned architect, architectural writer and academic unexpectedly passed away. More

  • Tackling housing unaffordability: a 10-point national plan[24 June 2015]

    The widening cracks in Australia's housing system can no longer be concealed. The extraordinary recent debate has laid bare both the depth of public concern and the vacuum of coherent policy to promote housing affordability. The community is clamouring for leadership and change. More