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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • University of Sydney urban planning professor nominated for top UK research award[3 August 2017]

    Politics, Planning and Housing Supply in Australia and Hong Kong by Nicole Gurran (the University of Sydney), Nick Gallent (Bartlett School of Planning (UCL) and Rebecca Chiu (Department of Urban Planning & Design (Hong Kong University) is nominated for a top national research award in the United Kingdom. More

  • University of Sydney Architecture Student Genevieve Revels in Experience of Glenn Murcutt Masterclas[27 July 2017]

    The second week of July saw the 2017 Glenn Murcutt International Masterclass come to the Eco Outdoor Waterloo showroom, which was transformed into a hub of architectural creativity. More

  • The Festival of Urbanism navigates post-truth politics to expose the facts[27 July 2017]

    The University of Sydney Festival of Urbanism returns for the fourth year to expose the real historical, political and economic forces shaping cities and urban life in an era of post-truth politics. More

  • Why cities are part of the climate change problem and solution[26 July 2017]

    Climate change is often seen as a global issue, particularly in light of the US administration announcing its intent to withdraw from the Paris climate accord earlier this year. But major cities are a key part of both the problem and the solution to climate change, Professor Harriet Bulkeley from Durham University will argue at aUniversity of Sydney event this Wednesday. More