2009 News archive

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December 2009
Repository showcases quality and diversity of 1st year architecture students' work   View Summary
9 December 2009
eScholarship repository workA comprehensive digital archive studio work of 1st year students in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture is now housed and is accessible online as part of the Sydney eScholarship Repository.
November 2009
Sydney academic receives Skandalaris award    View Summary
17 November 2009
Anna RubboAnna Rubbo, Associate Professor in Architecture, Design and Planning at the University of Sydney, has received a major architecture award for her international work improving the lives of slum dwellers
InterANTARCTICA: Making Climate Change Tangible   View Summary
17 November 2009
InterANTARCTICAA group of University of Sydney Design students are exhibiting an innovative interactive exhibition opening this Friday about climate change and Antarctica.
October 2009
Sydney to host groundbreaking short course in Environmental Design   View Summary
28 October 2009
Environmental DesignA five-day intensive unit of study, available to both students and practitioners, will encourage the incorporation of computer-based energy indoor environment modelling and evaluative tools into energy-efficient building design.
Sculpture by the Sea to exhibit student work   View Summary
26 October 2009
Sculpture by the SeaWork by Nicholas Elias, a Master of Architecture Honours student, to feature in the 2009 Sculpture by the Sea Exhibition
dot to dot. Graduate Exhibition   View Summary
22 October 2009
dot to dot logoStudents from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning are holding the annual Graduation Exhibition, showcasing the work of graduating students in the Master of Architecture, Bachelor of Design in Architecture and Bachelor of Design Computing programs.
September 2009
Exhibition at ANU by Dr onacloV and the InterANTARCTIC Team   View Summary
8 September 2009
interAntarcticaAn interactive and educational installation developed in a Special Design Elective for Design Computing students, led by Dr onacloV and Michael Bates, is to form part of an upcoming exhibition titled Beginning Middle End at Australian National University's, School of Art Gallery
Resurrecting Pompeii cuts to the bones of archaeological research   View Summary
8 September 2009
bonesA groundbreaking new book by Dr Estelle Lazer, archaeologist and honorary research associate, with the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning at The University of Sydney, will be launched at the Nicholson Museum within the University on Tuesday, 15th of September.
August 2009
Innovative collaborative learning recognised with ALTC Citation   View Summary
14 August 2009
Kristine Sodersten and Susan Rice from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning have won a prestigious Australian Learning and Teaching Citation Council 2009 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.
Ultra-Fab_Pavilion Launch   View Summary
10 August 2009
Ultra-Fab-PavilionThe Ultra_Fab pavillion was successfully launched recently at the Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning as part of Sydney Design Week '09.
July 2009
Two academics from Architecture Design and Planning awarded for outstanding teaching   View Summary
10 July 2009
Eight faculty members from the University of Sydney have been named amongst the country's top teachers.
A Lasting Legacy for Professor HJ (Jack) Cowan AO   View Summary
2 July 2009
The Cowan family and Professor Warren JulianGenerous donation from the family of former Professor of Architectural Science HJ (Jack) Cowan AO launches new Scholarship fund
May 2009
Sydney Architecture students light up the city   View Summary
26 May 2009
Detail of Lumenocity in the Forecourt of Customs HouseThree bright students from The University of Sydney's Faculty of Architecture, Design & Planning are participating in the inaugural Smart Light Sydney festival from the 26th of May to the 15th of June with their installation "Lumenocity" exhibited in the forecourt of Customs House.
Postgraduate Award Ceremony 2009   View Summary
25 May 2009
On Wednesday, May 20, the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning held its Postgraduate Award Ceremony at the MacLaurin Hall.
Sydney architecture student takes out top Design Medal   View Summary
15 May 2009
Monica Earl's award winning workUniversity of Sydney architecture graduate Monica Earl has won the prestigious Australian Institute of Architects NSW Design Medal at an awards ceremony on Wednesday 13 May.
Undergraduate Award Ceremony 2009   View Summary
15 May 2009
On Thursday, May 7, the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning held its Undergraduate Award Ceremony at the MacLaurin Hall.
Architecture graduate featured in 2009 Design Now! Exhibition   View Summary
13 May 2009
Alex Nicholls's Maritime Museum, Cockatoo IslandAlex Nicholls, a graduate of the Masters of Architecture at the University of Sydney, is a finalist in Object Gallery's Design Now! exhibition, which will run in both Sydney and Melbourne throughout 2009.
April 2009
'In Praise of Process' Exhibition Launch   View Summary
3 April 2009
In Praise of ProcessOn Friday 27 March, the Hon. Bob Carr officially launched 'In Praise of Process', an Alumni Association exhibition showcasing work by past students of this faculty.
March 2009
A New Landmark for Aboriginal Culture   View Summary
5 March 2009
College designer Dillon KombumerriThe new Aboriginal Health College, designed by Dillon Kombumerri BSc(Arch) 1986 BArch 1990, has been officially opened at a launch attended by Sydney University Chancellor and Her Excellency The Governor Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO
February 2009
Building solutions to climate change   View Summary
23 February 2009
Recent extreme weather in South Australia and Melbourne raises a number of questions about how we respond to our warming climate. With the heat wave about to move into Sydney, building design has a key role to play in the current conditions.
January 2009
Welcome to new students   View Summary
21 January 2009
Professor Warren Julian, Dean, Faculty of Architecture, Design & PlanningAs Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Design & Planning I speak on behalf of all staff within the faculty when I extend a warm welcome all our new students commencing studies with us in 2009.
One Step Beyond: Does a Duck's Quack Echo   View Summary
20 January 2009
Is the Internet theory that a duck's quack doesn't echo true?
Postgraduate Study 2009 - Late applications still open   View Summary
9 January 2009
It is not too late to apply for entry into our postgraduate programs in March, 2009.