2011 News archive

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December 2011
Enrolment & Orientation Days Set for 2012   View Summary
15 December 2011
Enrolment & Orientation Days have been set for 2012
New design workshop intensive unit available over Summer break   View Summary
15 December 2011
Art of Distraction cogsthe 'Art of Distraction' design workshop, run by renowned architect and model-maker Kirsty Fletcher, will run from 19 to 15 January.
Research in Chinese urban planning policy receives Future Fellowship   View Summary
1 December 2011
Dr Duanfang LuResearch into China's urban crisis by Dr Duanfang Lu has received Australian Research Council Future Fellowship support over the next four years.
November 2011
Hidden Sydney Exhibits collaboration between Architecture, Design Computing and City of Sydney   View Summary
28 November 2011
Hidden SydneyStudent exhibition gives a snapshot of a creative research project plotting the hidden in the familiar, and encouraging new engagement with Sydney's rich urban environs.
Student talent showcased in series of graduate exhibitions   View Summary
28 November 2011
Graduate Exhibitions at the University of SydneyGraduate Exhibitions starting on 1 December will showcase the creative design works from students of the Architecture, Design Computing, Interactive Design and Electronic Arts and Urban Design programs.
October 2011
After Images Exhibition    View Summary
11 October 2011
Altered ImagesAfter Images is an exhibition and auction of sketches primarily by Australian architects of Japan, generously donated in support of the Tohoku region's recovery from the devastating earthquakes and tsunami of March this year. The works will be silently auctioned during the event.
aMaze; 2011 Graduate Exhibition   View Summary
7 October 2011
aMazeTaking place in and amongst the Wilkinson Building from 1 to 8 December, aMaze asks; what role does architecture play in architecture? How important is space itself for the generation of ideas?
September 2011
Student work 'youtopia' designs performance space for Sydney Festival   View Summary
1 September 2011
Spritz TentYoutopia showcases 30 projects for 3 potential theatre locations, developed by students of the Master of Architecture Digital Architecture Research Studio in Semester 1, 2011. Youtopia is presented at the Tin Sheds Gallery from January 12 to January 26, 2012.
August 2011
Public Lecture Series Launched   View Summary
23 August 2011
Andres Jacques Sweet Parliament HomeThe Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning has launched a fresh line up of international and local speakers for Second Semester.
2011 Architecture Revue launches Nineteen Eighty Floor   View Summary
22 August 2011
Nineteen Eighty FloorThis year, the Architecture Revue aims to take the revue back to its roots with Nineteen Eighty Floor
June 2011
Emeritus Professor Warren Julian receives Order of Australia   View Summary
15 June 2011
Warren JulianEmeritus Professor Warren Julian's service to illumination engineering education and research, educational administration and to professional associations has been recognised in the latest round of Queen's Birthday Honours
Student achievements recognised in Prizes and Scholarships Night   View Summary
2 June 2011
2011 Prizes and Scholarships NightOver 100 Prizes and Scholarships have been awarded at the 2011 Prizes and Scholarships Night for undergraduate and postgraduate students of the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning
May 2011
Students win international Barcelona 2011 prize for Architecture   View Summary
5 May 2011
The Hanging CloudMaster of Architecture students Katie Yeung and Marinel Dator win first prize in the Barcelona 2011 international architecture competition, beating 500 other entries
Faculty to host two-day Interaction Design and Visual Communication Workshop   View Summary
2 May 2011
interactive design multitouch screenThe Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning will host 2 intensive 2-day Principles of Interaction Design and Visual Communication Workshops, commencing on the 4th and 6th of July.
April 2011
University of Sydney students selected to participate in 2011 Vivid Sydney exhibition   View Summary
4 April 2011
Vivid Sydney's CarnivluxCurators for the third Vivid Sydney Festival have selected three works from Architecture, Design and Planning students for the Vivid Light Walk through The Rocks and Circular Quay.
March 2011
Student work brings real change   View Summary
29 March 2011
Council's Place Manager for Fairfield Tony Walker commenting on Danny Spence's schemeAs a result of their class work, Architecture students are positively engaging with the complex overlapping urban problems and opportunities facing Sydney.
Clive Lucas receives an Honorary Doctorate   View Summary
24 March 2011
Clive Lucas OBE, BArch, LFRAIA FRSAMr Clive Lucas OBE, BArch Sydney, LFRAIA FRSA, will receive an honorary Doctor of Science in Architecture (honoris causa) from the University of Sydney on Friday 14th of April.
Postgraduate enrolments for semester 2 open at Mid Year Graduate Expo   View Summary
21 March 2011
'The Cardboard Pod', Samuel Mockee and Rural StudioApplications for entry into the Faculty's many postgraduate coursework and research programs are now open, with an information night on Thursday 14 April showcasing all the University's options.
The Right to the City project to open on Thursday, 7 April   View Summary
18 March 2011
FlatpackThe Right to The City exhibition, symposium, and publishing project bring together a series of artistic, theoretical and philosophical escape plans exploring how we can reinvent and remake life in our cities, opening at the Tin Sheds Gallery in April.