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  • Architectural solutions for our storm ravaged coastlines[18 May 2015]

    Earlier this year ten of our top Masters of Architecture students undertook research to explore the coastal conditions of Australia and Chile, and to tackle issues surrounding coastal erosion along the two corresponding coastlines. More

  • Bottom up city planning in Indonesia exposes students to the real world[4 May 2015]

    While Australian cities grapple with increasing urban density, students from the University of Sydney recently visited Indonesia to study a rising number of settlements known as informal urbanism, the way a quarter of the world's population lives today. More

  • Top of the table for Architecture/Built Environment in latest QS World University Rankings[4 May 2015]

    The 2015 QS World University Rankings by Subject released this week has seen the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning at the University of Sydney ranked 1st in the state, 2nd in Australia and 17th in the world. More

  • Archiving Seasons of Light: Erieta Attali on Kengo Kuma[28 April 2015]

    New York based architectural photographer Erieta Attali will exhibit a series of photographs that document two famous projects by renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma More

  • New architecture and planning staff to foster research and industry networks[26 March 2015]

    Several new staff appointments have been made by the University of Sydney's Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning to foster its research and industry networks. More

  • A weapon of mass creation to improve office building comfort[19 March 2015]

    A group of researchers from the University of Sydney's Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Lab has developed world-leading technology to measure and improve the indoor human comfort factor of office buildings. More

  • Sydney Uni student wins prestigious RIBA Medal [4 December 2014]

    University of Sydney architecture student Jasper Ludewig, who completed the Bachelor of Design in Architecture degree with Honours in 2013, has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Dissertation Medal. The RIBA President's Medals, which date back to 1836, are among the oldest and most prestigious architecture student awards in the world. More

  • New undergraduate architecture scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students[3 December 2014]

    The Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning is proud to announce the inaugural University of Sydney Scholarship in Architecture Leadership. This new scholarship, created in conjunction with the University of Sydney Campus Infrastructure Services, is open to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are entering an Undergraduate degree with the Faculty in 2015—either the Bachelor of Design in Architecture or a Bachelor of Architecture and Environments. More

  • Humans and robotics team up in novel ways[27 November 2014]

    Students from the University of Sydney's Design Lab will give us an insight to the emerging technologies and ideas of tomorrow in a new exhibition More

  • Congratulations to Associate Professor Paul Jones[24 November 2014]

    Congratulations to Associate Professor Paul Jones, who was made a Fellow of the PIA (Planning Institute of Australia) at their NSW Gala Dinner annual awards on the 5th of November! More

  • Colour your world with mind painting![11 November 2014]

    A group of students from the University of Sydney are the masterminds of a unique, digital art project Mind Paintings, which will be launched for the 'The 7mm Pitch' public installation at Broadway's Central at Central Park, on Friday, 14 November at 6pm. More

  • Andrew Burges Architects wins Green Square Design Competition[7 November 2014]

    The City of Sydney has announced the winner of the Green Square Gunyama Park and Aquatic Centre design competition. Andrew Burges Architects, in conjunction with Grimshaw and TCL, have been selected to design Sydney's largest aquatic centre since the 2000 Olympics. More