Alumni

  • Researching and debating Chinese urbanization[1 December 2016]

    PhD student Sha Liu recently attended the international symposium 'Urbanisation and the Production of Space' in Shanghai, China on 24 November 2016 and provided this feedback on her experience. More

  • Apple's new Touch Bar: a breakthrough or commonsense?[3 November 2016]

    Announced last Thursday, the Touch Bar uses retina display and multitouch technology to replace the MacBook Pro's top row of static function keys. It might seem like a simple idea, but it builds on a long history of research on what is referred to as "human-computer interaction". More

  • 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

  • Vale MADE WIJAYA (Michael White) - landscape architect, photographer, designer[31 August 2016]

    Made Wijaya (né Michael White, BSc(Arch)'75) was a larger-than-life legend going back to the middle of the 1970s. He had already acquired fame at the University of Sydney by the early 1970s for running a warung or food stall while still a student studying architecture. To top that off, he built a Japanese garden in a Glebe squat, and then asked the Japanese consul to open it. 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

  • 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

  • 2016 NSW Graduate and Student Architecture Awards[7 June 2016]

    Congratulations to University of Sydney graduates Hope Dryden and Robin Lloyd (M.Arch 2015), who were awarded the NSW Design Medal at the 2016 Australian Institute of Architects' NSW Graduate and Student Architecture Awards. 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

  • 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