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  • 2016 Noel Chettle Memorial Art Prize Exhibition[25 August 2016]

    Congratulations to all undergraduate students in the 2016 Noel Chettle Memorial Art Prize Exhibition. Each year the exhibition showcases 2D and 3D works by students in the Art Processes units across the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning at the University of Sydney. More

  • 3 University of Sydney architecture students win 2017 MADE scholarships[25 August 2016]

    The Sydney Opera House has announced the Australian students selected for the 2017 MADE by the Opera House scholarship, the international exchange that extends architect Jørn Utzon's collaborative approach to architecture, engineering and design. More

  • Research grant awarded to manufacture multi-storey houses[24 August 2016]

    The University of Sydney and Lendlease have been awarded a $3 million grant by the Australian Government to undertake a collaborative research project to develop prefabricated multi-storey housing solutions. More

  • Smart cities: does this mean more transport disruptions?[11 August 2016]

    A plethora of new and personalised ways of getting around cities are emerging - electric bikes, motorised scooters, electric vehicles, car sharing and re-interpretations of the taxi by Uber. More

  • Home ownership: facts and fiction[1 August 2016]

    In this podcast Chris is joined by Professor Nicole Gurran, urban planning and policy analyst to talk housing affordability. More

  • A turning point in architecture sees the end of starchitects[28 July 2016]

    Contemporary iconic architecture, which became increasingly popular in the late 1990s, has now reached saturation point as the starchitects of yesterday are replaced by a new generation of architects looking for moral purpose. A new Tin Sheds Gallery exhibition, City of Ideas: Architects' Voices & Visions, at the University of Sydney examines the voices of 13 architects from around the world who discuss architecture's place in society now and in the future. More

  • How can intelligent planning and technology ease Sydney's growing pains?[27 July 2016]

    With the Sydney population projected to grow to 5.89 million people by 2031, the city's transport, public services and green spaces will be under a great deal of pressure. The University of Sydney's third Festival of Urbanism will investigate what can be done to help ease the pressure on the global city. More

  • Congratulations to Stephanie Fynn, Women of the Future Scholarship semi-finalist[18 July 2016]

    University of Sydney Interaction Design and Electronic Arts postgraduate student Stephanie Fynn has reached the semi-finals of The Australian Women's Weekly Women of the Future Scholarship awards. More

  • Pioneering technology rolls out to track the Australian indoor climate[21 June 2016]

    The University of Sydney's IEQ (Indoor Environmental Quality) lab, in partnership with several major corporations, is rolling out ground-breaking technology that will track the indoor climate in the largest survey of Australian workplaces. More

  • SAGE gender equality in STEMM[20 June 2016]

    The University of Sydney is participating in the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) pilot program and is seeking students to join the SAGE Self Assessment Team (SAT) that will drive the project across campus. More

  • How the Property Council is shaping the debate around negative gearing, taxes[20 June 2016]

    We see their spokespeople quoted in the papers and their ads on TV, but beyond that we know very little about how Australia's lobby groups get what they want. This series shines a light on the strategies, political alignment and policy platforms of eight lobby groups that can influence this election. More

  • DesignINK Ecology[10 June 2016]

    Students from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, School of Medical Science and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music have collaborated to create DesignINK Ecology a collection of films to be launched as part of Vivid 2016 on Friday 10 June at Central Park. More