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  • Embedding a culture of innovation[25 October 2016]

    Inventing the Future is a unique pilot program for post-graduate and research students at the University of Sydney 's faculties of Science, Architecture, Design and Planning, Engineering and IT and the Sydney Business School. The program presents the complete process of innovation, from ideation to prototyping to a funding pitch to industry, enabled by interdisciplinary collaboration and cross-faculty teaching. More

  • Alumni Steven Barry Wins Inaugural Australia ICOMOS President's Award[25 October 2016]

    Congratulations to Master of Heritage Conservation Alumni Steven Barry for winning the inaugural Australia ICOMOS President's Award for Young/Early Career Professionals. The award was presented at the annual Australia ICOMOS Conference at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, 6-7 October 2016. More

  • Celebrating Digital Brilliance[25 October 2016]

    Congratulations to Bachelor of Design Computing students Isabella Grace Bain and Christopher Simpson for winning the Best Student Entry at the 22nd AMY Awards. Presented by AIMIA, the awards are the longest running and most prestigious awards in Australia's digital industry. More

  • Paul Jones launches new book at Habitat III[25 October 2016]

    University of Sydney's Associate Professor Paul Jones launched his new book 'The Emergence of Pacific Urban Villages - Urbanization trends in the Pacific Islands' at Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador, last week. Published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) the book explains the phenomenon of increasing housing informality in the Asia-Pacific Region. More

  • Flying Ubers is a vision of 2016 Lendlease Bradfield scholarship winner[20 October 2016]

    The implications of artificial intelligence on transport came up at the Sydney Future Transport Summit 2016 earlier this year when Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said that self‚Äźdriving Ubers are the future. "But what if Ubers are in the air and not on the street?" proclaims architecture student Kate Zambelli. More

  • Innovation Week 2016[20 October 2016]

    Our inaugural University of Sydney Innovation Week brings together the best of our teaching and research at a suite of events from 24 to 28 October 2016. More

  • Meet our student finalists in the 2016 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation scholarship[16 October 2016]

    Tasked with presenting their idea for 'Project Sydney', these first-year architecture students have been selected as finalists in this year's Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation scholarship. More

  • Paul Jones assists talks at Habitat II for New Urban Agenda[13 October 2016]

    Addressing the vulnerability of countries to climate change and rapid urban growth in the Pacific is the goal of a side event chaired by the University of Sydney's Associate Professor Paul Jones at Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador, this month. More

  • Congratulations to Professor Michael Tawa[13 October 2016]

    Professor Michael Tawa, Head of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning has been awarded the Deputy Vice-Chancellor's Indigenous Education Strategic Award for his sustained contribution to raising awareness of indigenous culture, knowledge and values across the University. More

  • prefabAUS 2016[11 October 2016]

    Leading academics from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning are presenting at this years prefabAUS Conference. More

  • Thinking outside the box in designing affordable housing[6 October 2016]

    Sydney's housing to income ratio makes it one of the most expensive cities in the world, with housing prices on par with New York. Consequently, housing affordability is one of the biggest problems in Australia. A new exhibition at the University of Sydney opening this week will look at housing projects from around the world, which could provide solutions to reducing the cost of housing. Designing Affordability: Quicker, Smarter, More Efficient Housing Now presents more than 20 case studies of houses and apartments internationally, alongside exemplary housing projects in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. More

  • BOSSA goes to Brazil[4 October 2016]

    The Building Occupants Survey System Australia (BOSSA) - an indoor environment quality (IEQ) assessment system for office buildings developed by the University of Sydney's researchers at the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning is being taken up internationally. More