• Vale Trevor Howells[10 July 2015]

    In this past week, Trevor Howells, renowned architect, architectural writer and academic unexpectedly passed away. More

  • Tackling housing unaffordability: a 10-point national plan[24 June 2015]

    The widening cracks in Australia's housing system can no longer be concealed. The extraordinary recent debate has laid bare both the depth of public concern and the vacuum of coherent policy to promote housing affordability. The community is clamouring for leadership and change. More

  • A day in the life of women in architecture[22 June 2015]

    Parlour Inc, a fast-growing, not-for-profit organisation that promotes gender equity in the architecture industry, will hold its first Sydney event at the University of Sydney next month. More

  • Research goes nuts - architects and engineers to develop new Microtimber[3 June 2015]

    Macadamia shells are already used as a biofuel. Australian researchers are now proposing to use the nut's extraordinary properties as a basic element in a new Microtimber, made using pioneering 3D-printing technology. Until now, this technology has been primarily used for small-scale, industrial design products. More

  • Musified games and gamified music at the Seymour Centre for Vivid[28 May 2015]

    Musify+Gamify, a new exhibition and series of live performances at the Seymour Centre, was launched last night as part of Vivid Sydney. The Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning's Dr Oliver Bown and Dr Lian Loke are the curators of the cutting-edge program, which sees collaborations between experimental musicians, video game designers and interaction artists. More

  • Intercellular lights up the Quadrangle for Vivid[26 May 2015]

    The University of Sydney has been transformed into a glittering canvas of light, live performance and inspiring ideas at the official launch of Vivid Path to the Future last night. More

  • Architectural solutions for our storm ravaged coastlines[18 May 2015]

    Earlier this year ten of our top Masters of Architecture students undertook research to explore the coastal conditions of Australia and Chile, and to tackle issues surrounding coastal erosion along the two corresponding coastlines. More

  • Bottom up city planning in Indonesia exposes students to the real world[4 May 2015]

    While Australian cities grapple with increasing urban density, students from the University of Sydney recently visited Indonesia to study a rising number of settlements known as informal urbanism, the way a quarter of the world's population lives today. More

  • Top of the table for Architecture/Built Environment in latest QS World University Rankings[4 May 2015]

    The 2015 QS World University Rankings by Subject released this week has seen the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning at the University of Sydney ranked 1st in the state, 2nd in Australia and 17th in the world. More

  • New architecture and planning staff to foster research and industry networks[26 March 2015]

    Several new staff appointments have been made by the University of Sydney's Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning to foster its research and industry networks. More

  • A weapon of mass creation to improve office building comfort[19 March 2015]

    A group of researchers from the University of Sydney's Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Lab has developed world-leading technology to measure and improve the indoor human comfort factor of office buildings. More

  • Sydney Uni student wins prestigious RIBA Medal [4 December 2014]

    University of Sydney architecture student Jasper Ludewig, who completed the Bachelor of Design in Architecture degree with Honours in 2013, has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Dissertation Medal. The RIBA President's Medals, which date back to 1836, are among the oldest and most prestigious architecture student awards in the world. More