Alumni

  • A Vivid moment for two architecture graduates[1 June 2017]

    Two University of Sydney architecture graduates Benjamin Jay Shand and Nicolas Locane have erected their first Vivid sculpture - a mesmerising beacon of light that lures festival goers along Circular Quay to the Overseas Passenger Terminal. More

  • VIVID Sydney: explore the highlights in science, design and music[2 May 2017]

    Our staff, students and alumni will take part in VIVID Sydney from 26 May - 17 June 2017. The 23-day festival of light, music and ideas will showcase talent from science, design and music, highlighting the exceptional breadth of our community. More

  • Georgia Forbes-Smith wins 2017 Architects Medallion[28 March 2017]

    Congratulations to Master of Architecture Alumna Georgia Forbes-Smith who has won the prestigious 2017 Architects Medallion. Awarded annually by the NSW Architects Registration board, the prize recognises a NSW Master of Architecture graduate who has achieved distinction, both in a particular subject area at final level and generally throughout the last two years of their course. More

  • Dynamic duo wins prize for best graduation work in global competition[14 February 2017]

    Jonathon Donnelly and Jennifer McMaster, University of Sydney's 2015 graduates of the Bachelor of Design and Architecture (honours), are among eight winners from a field of 385 graduation projects submitted for Archiprix International 2017. More

  • 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