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  • Students work with Berlin architects to design mobile buildings [12 October 2017]

    Students from the Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Design in Architecture recently had the opportunity to complete a five-day intensive studio with renowned international architects Martin Ostermannand Lena Kleinheinz. Co-founders of Berlin-based studio Magma Architecture, the pair are the recipients of the The Australian Institute of Architects Foundation's 2017 Droga Architects Residency. Magma Architecture is known for its unconventional and ephemeral approach to architecture, producing designs that are temporary, lightweight, and even mobile. More

  • Alumnus Wins Prestigious Bruno Zevi Book Award[5 October 2017]

    This year's International Committee of Architectural Critics (ICAC) have awarded the Bruno Zevi Book Award to alumnus Dr Chris Abel for his book The Extended Self - Architecture, Memes and Minds, (Manchester University Press, Manchester 2015). The award was announced at the CICA Symposium held within the UIA World Congress Seoul. The jury, headed by the renowned architectural historian and critic Joseph Rykwert, unanimously agreed on the award. Chris's book The Extended Self was based on his PhD work conducted at the Sydney School of Architecture Design and Planning under the supervision of Associate Professor Chris L. Smith. More

  • Leslie Stein launches best practice planning book[3 October 2017]

    Leslie Stein, Adjunct Professor of Urban Planning, has brought together 7 years of research into the planning practices of 80 countries in his new book, Comparative Urban Land Use Planning: Best Practice. More

  • University of Sydney alumna named in Variety's 10 Virtual Reality Innovators to Watch[18 September 2017]

    The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning congratulates Master of Design Science alumna, Sally-anne Kellaway, who has recently been recognised by Variety magazine as one of their top 10 Virtual Reality Innovators to Watch. More

  • Save the date. Our annual grad shows are back.[7 September 2017]

    We're excited to announce the dates for this years' annual graduation exhibitions. Expanding in size and quality every year, the opening nights are a celebration of the unwavering dedication and enormous achievements of our students. Show your support and join the celebrations. More

  • 2 University of Sydney students win 2018 MADE scholarships[4 September 2017]

    The Sydney Opera House has announced the Australian students selected for the 2018 MADE by the Opera House scholarship, the international exchange that extends architect Jørn Utzon's collaborative approach to architecture, engineering and design. More

  • Australian pilot study into activity-based working announced[31 August 2017]

    The University of Sydney, in partnership with Southern Cross University and global interior design firm Cachet Group, will undertake a collaborative research project to assess the impact of activity-based working in Australian offices. More

  • The NBN rollout has failed. Here's how we fix it[28 August 2017]

    Telecommunications infrastructure — or the internet — is the backbone of the knowledge economy and critical to shaping smart cities. More

  • Intensive Architecture Studio Workshop with Professor Tom Heneghan[21 August 2017]

    Professor Tom Heneghan from the Tokyo University of the Arts was recently invited to Sydney to lead a week-long intensive architecture studio, exclusively for the first cohort of students in the new Bachelor of Architecture (Honours)/Master of Architecture double degree. More

  • Students collaborate on a vision for future shopping environments[10 August 2017]

    Presented in conjunction with global digital agency, Wunderman-Bienalto and Woolworths Digital Innovation, students from the University of Sydney recently participated in a 13-week design studio to develop a vision for future shopping environments. More

  • Design Computing graduates win prestigious award for second year running[3 August 2017]

    Congratulations to Bachelor of Design Computing graduates Isabella Bain, Chris Simpson and Zachary Bacon for winning the Best Student Entry at the 23rd AMY Awards. Presented by the Digital + Technology Collective, they are the longest running and most celebrated awards in Australia's digital industry. More

  • Why I'm angry about the city I love[3 August 2017]

    Dr Elizabeth Farrelly sets the scene for how planning might navigate the post-truth political landscape in her keynote talk at the launch of the University's Festival of Urbanism iv on Monday 31 July. More