2007 News archive

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December 2007
A Sydney centre of influence   View Summary
13 December 2007
A Sydney centre of influence
Sydney students aid Kenyan school project   View Summary
11 December 2007
Sydney students aid Kenyan school project
2007 Scholarship Awards   View Summary
5 December 2007
2007 Scholarship Awards
NSW Architects Registration Board 2007 Annual Awards   View Summary
3 December 2007
NSW Architects Registration Board 2007 Annual Awards
November 2007
Col James: Urban legend   View Summary
20 November 2007
Urban Legend
Research Conversazione Winners   View Summary
8 November 2007
Research Conversazione Winners
October 2007
Parthenon Restoration Project Radio National interview   View Summary
23 October 2007
Parthenon Restoration Project Radio National interview
Recent news articles on the Parthenon Restoration Project   View Summary
23 October 2007
Recent news articles on the Parthenon Restoration Project
Professor Tom Heneghan: Constructing Japan   View Summary
2 October 2007
Professor Tom Heneghan: Constructing Japan
September 2007
The University of Sydney has been declared one of the best institutions for student experience   View Summary
27 September 2007
The University of Sydney has been declared one of the best institutions for student experience
New data shows clear link between education and earning power   View Summary
27 September 2007
New data shows clear link between education and earning power
Architectural Theory Review now published by Taylor and Francis   View Summary
24 September 2007
Architectural Theory Review now published by Taylor and Francis
August 2007
Global thinkers build local   View Summary
28 August 2007
Global thinkers build local
7th September - APEC Summit Day - University Closed   View Summary
24 August 2007
APEC Summit Day - University Closed
Dr Peter Armstrong's significant contribution to the Aceh Student Exchange Programme   View Summary
23 August 2007
Dr Peter Armstrong's significant contribution to the Aceh Student Exchange Programme
Vale Professor Henry Jacob Cowan, AO (1919-2007)   View Summary
7 August 2007
Vale Professor Henry Jacob Cowan, AO (1919-2007)
Venice Biennale shortlisting   View Summary
6 August 2007
Venice Biennale shortlisting
July 2007
Heritage award acknowledges time and space   View Summary
30 July 2007
Heritage award acknowledges time and space
2007 Architecture Graduation Ceremony Speech by Dr Kerrie Bigsworth   View Summary
20 July 2007
2007 Architecture Graduation Ceremony Speech by Dr Kerrie Bigsworth
Congratulations to Lucila Carvalho for Winning Best Student Paper   View Summary
12 July 2007
Congratulations to Lucila Carvalho for Winning Best Student Paper
June 2007
The Hothouse: Art and Politics at the Tin Sheds   View Summary
27 June 2007
The Hothouse: Art and Politics at the Tin Sheds
Awards won by Digital Video Design and Production students   View Summary
26 June 2007
Awards won by Digital Video Design and Production students
May 2007
John Toon's speech for postgraduate graduation ceremony   View Summary
23 May 2007
John Toon's speech for postgraduate graduation ceremony
Jingfeng Xu, was Awarded the CIOB Australasia Excellent Building Postgraduate (Research) Award   View Summary
21 May 2007
Jingfeng Xu, was awarded the CSR Bradford award for excellence in acoustics, and has also just been awarded the CIOB Australasia Excellent Building Postgraduate (Research) Award
Postgraduate Prizes and Scholarships   View Summary
17 May 2007
Postgraduate Prizes and Scholarships
Undergraduate Award Ceremony   View Summary
17 May 2007
Undergraduate Award Ceremony
Getting all the best ideas in the bathroom   View Summary
8 May 2007
Over the past seven years, Sydney researchers led by Paul Pholeros and Col James have visited more than 4600 Indigenous Australian households across urban and regional Australia looking for ways to improve people's living conditions.
History in the Walls: our architectural past   View Summary
8 May 2007
Great architecture is such a big part of Sydney University. You can't imagine the University without the Quadrangle any more than Sydney without the Harbour Bridge or Paris without the Eiffel Tower, says Trevor Howells...
The art of war at the University Art Gallery-featuring the work of Jan Fieldsend   View Summary
4 May 2007
An intricate new exhibition at the University Art Gallery takes a contemporary and feminine look at the legacies of war and explores the unique history of the gallery.
Chance to pave future path   View Summary
4 May 2007
Dr Nicole Gurran is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning and author of Australian Urban Land Use Planning (Sydney University Press)
April 2007
Professor Blakely Australian media coverage   View Summary
18 April 2007
run-down of the Australian media coverage Professor Blakely received in the lead-up to and following his Sydney Ideas lecture .
Professor Tom Heneghan is one of the keynote speakers at the 2007 RAIA Conference in Melbourne   View Summary
17 April 2007
Professor Tom Heneghan is one of the keynote speakers at the 2007 RAIA Conference in Melbourne 19-22 April
Ed Blakely at Sydney Ideas   View Summary
10 April 2007
Ed Blakely at Sydney Ideas
March 2007
Global Studio Johannesburg   View Summary
6 March 2007
Global Studio Johannesburg will take place in June this year. There are two components to Global Studio: People Building Better Cities (June 25-28, followed by a field trip to Maputo or Durban) and a hands-on studio June 30-July 18.PBBC is open to all.
February 2007
Two of our students on the sona management board   View Summary
16 February 2007
Two of our students on the sona management board
Tony Gilmour has scooped the 2006 runners-up Heritage Prize awarded by the Sydney Harbour Foreshore   View Summary
7 February 2007
PhD research student Tony Gilmour has scooped the 2006 runners-up Heritage Prize awarded by the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority.
Vale: Doug Gordon   View Summary
6 February 2007
The Memorial Service will be held for Douglas Leslie Gordon (1932 - 2007) at 2pm on Thursday 8th February at All Saints Anglican Church, Ocean St Woollahra.
Professor Edward J. Blakely: Alumni of the Year for the University of California at Riverside   View Summary
6 February 2007
Ed and ColEd will be attending the Alumni Awards of Distinction banquet. The event will be held Saturday, April 21 on the UCR campus.
One of our alumni, Ashley Ross BONTHORNE, was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia-26 Jan   View Summary
2 February 2007
His medal is for service to architecture and the planning and design of urban areas, to the architectural profession, to local government, and to the community. Congratulations Ross.
Careers Advisers and Teachers Day 2007   View Summary
2 February 2007
Careers Advisers and Teachers Day, Friday March 2 Registrations close Monday 19 February
Paul Pholeros was honoured with the Australia Medal AM   View Summary
1 February 2007
Adjunct Professor Paul Pholeros, graduate and former first year design co-ordinator, was honoured o Australia Day 2007 with the AUSTRALIA MEDAL AM in recognition for his persistence and outstanding service to the health and well-being of the Indigenous population of Australia and the Torres Strait Islands.
January 2007
Cheaper homes often come at a high price   View Summary
29 January 2007
News that Sydney has the dubious honour of being the seventh-most unaffordable housing market in the world has triggered the blame game again.
Arch students,Georgia Bowen & Hugh Snelgrove have hit the seminfinals in the 07 Berkeley essay comp   View Summary
22 January 2007
Architecture students, Georgia Bowen and Hugh Snelgrove have hit the seminfinals in the prestigious 2007 Berkeley essay competion
Tom Kvan's Farewell   View Summary
16 January 2007
Tom Kvan's Farewell
INNOVIC's Next Big Thing Award 2007   View Summary
15 January 2007
The Award is an annual nation-wide competition to find, showcase and award exciting new Australian innovations with the potential to become the 'next big thing'
The planning behind architecture faculty's new name design   View Summary
1 January 2007
As last year's HSC students contemplate tertiary study options this week, the University of Sydney 's Architecture Faculty announces a name change to better reflect the 22 different courses it offers.