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  • RIBA Fellowship awarded to Architecture alumna Kate Goodwin[7 October 2015]

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    The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) recently announced that Kate Goodwin, University of Sydney BSc(Arch)'99 and BArch'03, has been awarded a 2016 RIBA Honorary Fellowship. More

  • Faculty alumnae selected for inaugural Chicago Architectural Biennial[23 September 2015]

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    The Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning is delighted to announce its sponsorship of alumnae Grace Mortlock (BDesArch'09, M.Arch'12) and David Neustein (BDesArch'04) of otherothers who have been selected as Australia's representatives at the inaugural Chicago Architectural Biennial. Working with Other Architects that was founded by David and his father, Michael (B.Arch'71), Grace and David (pictured with Michael) have responded to the Biennial's theme with a project that aims to challenge the international image of Australian architecture, focusing on suburban stud-frame houses rather than cutting-edge holiday homes. More

  • Design Computing graduate to exhibit at the 2015 Beijing Design Week[21 September 2015]

    4 key Australian representatives to exhibit at the 2015 Beijing Design Week (BJDW)

    Steven Bai (Bachelor of Design Computing, First Class Honours), has been selected as one of 4 key Australian representatives to exhibit at the 2015 Beijing Design Week (BJDW), 23 September - 7 October. The annual city-wide event is co-hosted by the Municipal Government of Beijing and the three national Ministries of Education, Culture, Science and Technology to nurture a culture of design in a Chinese context. More

  • Chinese investment in residential real estate amounts to just 2%[15 September 2015]

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    The scale of Chinese investment in the Australian residential property market continues to polarise public opinion. Chinese buyers are often blamed for driving up house prices in Australia and causing the current affordability crisis. More

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

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    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