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December 2006
Sydney Professor to head New Orleans recovery   View Summary
12 December 2006
There is no bigger job in urban planning in the world, Professor Blakely saidUniversity of Sydney is sharing Professor Ed Blakely for a very good cause: Recovery Chief for New
Peter Armstrong presented with Commendation by Japan's President and Minister of Foreign Affairs   View Summary
4 December 2006
Peter Armstrong CommendationPeter Armstrong presented with Commendation by Japan's President and Minister of Foreign Affairs
November 2006
Every month 3FOUR50 interviews an expert in the field of health and lifestyle   View Summary
29 November 2006
Every month 3FOUR50 interviews an expert in the field of health and lifestyle
Two of our top women students awarded at the Google 2006 Australia Anita Borg Scholarship.   View Summary
23 November 2006
Two of our top women students awarded at the Google 2006 Australia Anita Borg Scholarship.
Technology gets a guernsey   View Summary
22 November 2006
Sports uniforms can now do so much more than show what team you play for, Nick Miller reports.
Work Commendation for students from the Master's of Urban Design studio   View Summary
20 November 2006
Congratulations to David Tickner and Georg Akermann
Wally Abraham - a distinguished planner for Sydney and Macquarie Universities   View Summary
15 November 2006
Wally Abraham - a distinguished planner for Sydney and Macquarie Universities
Student Prize   View Summary
2 November 2006
Student Prize for the Advancement of Architecture has been won for the 4th year in a row by the University of Sydney
October 2006
For progress, press the # key   View Summary
24 October 2006
For progress, press the # key
Students Help to Build a Future for Tsunami Victims   View Summary
3 October 2006
University of Sydney and Indonesian Architecture Students Helps Build a Future for Tsunami Orphans in Banda Aceh
September 2006
Heritage Buildings: Updating Wilkinson's Vision   View Summary
22 September 2006
How to reconcile the vision of celebrated architect Leslie Wilkinson with the practical demands of the 21st century is the task facing Chris Legge-Wilkinson, manager of the program to conserve the University's heritage buildings.
Bold and Beautiful   View Summary
13 September 2006
The new School of Information Technologies on Cleveland Street, one of the University's most striking modern buildings and a key component of the Campus 2010 redevelopment, has been officially opened
Col James Awarded for Community Building   View Summary
1 September 2006
Col James has also provided pro-bono architectural services to a number of Aboriginal service groups and contributed widely to housing and sustainability debates.
August 2006
Sydney ranked among world's top 50   View Summary
28 August 2006
The University of Sydney has been ranked as one of the world's top 50 universities in the latest survey of global universities.
The original Sydney Opera House Model on show at the University   View Summary
15 August 2006
The model, which took seven years to build, will be on display at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney until December this year. "The Faculty of Architecture has had a long involvement with this significant building," said Professor Thomas Kvan, Dean of the Faculty.
Four international Design Studio Workshops   View Summary
15 August 2006
Four international Design Studio Workshops
July 2006
DesignCheck wins Australian Institute of Building award   View Summary
19 July 2006
DesignCheck wins Australian Institute of Building award
Mary Lou Maher: a conspicuous life by design   View Summary
4 July 2006
Mary Lou MaherA Google search for 'Mary Lou Maher' retrieves an unexpected and startling piece of information. Listed in the middle of her career highlights is a radio interview she conducted with the son she gave up for adoption 29 years ago. "Brad was 20 when he tracked me down, ringing me from the US one day. We are now extremely close. In the radio segment, I tell him about the day he was born," says the Professor of Design Computing in the Faculty of Architecture.
June 2006
Youngest student exhibited at International Bienalle - our Alexander Dawson   View Summary
15 June 2006
Youngest student exhibited at International Bienalle - our Alexander Dawson
USyd Arch students shine at RAIA awards   View Summary
8 June 2006
Inaugural RAIA Partridge Prize for excellence in design and construction, RAIA Chapter Prize for Year 5, RAIA Chapter Prize for Year 3, HPA Mirvac Award Commendation
May 2006
Academics from the Faculty of Architecture win East Darling Harbour redevelopment design competition   View Summary
20 May 2006
Sydney architects Philip Thalis (BSc(Arch) '82, BArch '85) and Paul Berkemeier (BSc(Arch) '73, BArch '76) (both casual academics of the faculty of Architecture, Sydney University), along with Jane Irwin, are the winning design team for the East Darling Harbour competition.
Building the city of the future   View Summary
17 May 2006
What will the city of the future look like? If the architectural drawings in Tom Kvan's office come to fruition, we could see high-rise, multi-layered villages with hiking 'fields' across the top of buildings; garden allotments on roofs and down the sides of walls; and pods for farming and recreation
World-famous architects teach at RAIA Conference masterclass, hosted here at the faculty of Architec   View Summary
15 May 2006
RAIA Conference
January 2006
The University of Sydney's architectural heritage is highlighted in a new book by the Faculty of Arc   View Summary
8 January 2006
A Guide to the Architecture of the University of Sydney, due for release in August 2006, provides an insider's guide to over 100 university buildings.