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  • Vote As You Go technology fosters a greater community voice[30 May 2016]

    Media Architecture Biennale 2016

    In the lead up to any government election, politicians spend weeks on the campaign trail seeking the opinion and support of the Australian public. What if the views of voters on the street could be captured in real-time by the push of a button or swipe of a hand? Researchers from the University of Sydney have tested several digital technologies in public spaces to find more effective ways of motivating people to share their views on civic issues. More

  • New scholarships for Indigenous leaders[24 May 2016]

    Nicholas Winmar and Liam Coe have been awarded the first University of Sydney Architecture Indigenous Leadership Scholarships. The scholarships are offered through a joint collaboration between the University's Campus Infrastructure and Services unit (CIS) and the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning. More

  • Students exhibit at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale[16 May 2016]

    For the first time a group of University of Sydney students are participating in the premier Venice Architecture Biennale, which is expected to draw around 200,000 international visitors from 28 May to 27 November 2016. Twelve Master of Architecture students are exhibiting speculative architectural models in Time, Space, Existence at the grand Palazzo Mora in Venice - one of the major Biennale collateral exhibitions organised by the Dutch not-for-profit Global Art Affairs Foundation. More

  • Congratulations Peter Nguyen, winner of 2016 Australian Institute of Architects Student Prize[9 May 2016]

    Congratulations Peter Nguyen, winner of 2016 Australian Institute of Architects Student Prize

    University of Sydney Master of Architecture student Peter Nguyen has just been awarded Student Prize for the Advancement of Architecture by the Australian Institute of Architects at the 2016 Australian Achievement in Architecture (AAA) Awards. More

  • Robot art, architecture and design in live lab[9 May 2016]

    Robot art, architecture and design in live lab

    Robots that mimic human hand gestures, do life drawings, and print intricate 2D and 3D clay shapes and structures form a pop-up lab in the new exhibition, Robots in Architecture 2016 - Developing the Future, at the University of Sydney's Tin Sheds Gallery. More

  • Will Habitat III defend the human right to the city?[2 May 2016]

    Luar Batang, one of Jakarta's oldest waterfront squatter areas, is being flattened. Residents and their homes will be removed to free up flood-prone land and access to the city for tourists. Thousands of people will be evicted, disrupting if not destroying livelihoods, jobs, homes and long-established social networks. More

  • Workshop collaborates on new tools for students with disabilities[11 April 2016]

    Students from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning collaborated with industry professionals and people living with disabilities in Enabled by Design-athon which workshopped new products and technologies to improve people's lives. More


    Come June 2016, the Media Architecture Biennale (MAB16) will project Sydney into the digital media spotlight. From June 1st, The Concourse in Sydney's Chatswood will host the world's leading experts in architectural digital technology for 4 days of conferences, seminars and symposia designed to discuss, assess and debate the impact of digital technology in the future design and development of smarter and more liveable cities. More

  • Many Hands Make Light Work[1 April 2016]

    Many Hands Make Light Work

    Lend a hand to co-create a collaborative digital artwork and discover the sounds of your hand at a unique digital artwork that will be open to the public at Central Park Mall's Digital Wall from April 1st. More

  • Students in design-athon to help people with disabilities[31 March 2016]

    This week up to 40 students from the University of Sydney will take part in a design-athon to mastermind new products and technology that could help improve the lives of people living with a disability. More

  • 1st in Australia, 17th globally for Architecture/Built Environment at the University of Sydney [22 March 2016]

    The 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject released today sees the University of Sydney take the number one position in Australia and 17th in the world in the architecture and built environment disciplines. More


    As record-breaking hot weather follows Sydney into autumn, a new, free exhibition at the Macleay Museum offers stark and stunning visual depictions of climate data. More