2014 News archive

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December 2014
Sydney Uni student wins prestigious RIBA Medal    View Summary
4 December 2014
University of Sydney architecture student Jasper Ludewig, who completed the Bachelor of Design in Architecture degree with Honours in 2013, has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Dissertation Medal. The RIBA President's Medals, which date back to 1836, are among the oldest and most prestigious architecture student awards in the world.
New undergraduate architecture scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students   View Summary
3 December 2014
The Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning is proud to announce the inaugural University of Sydney Scholarship in Architecture Leadership. This new scholarship, created in conjunction with the University of Sydney Campus Infrastructure Services, is open to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are entering an Undergraduate degree with the Faculty in 2015—either the Bachelor of Design in Architecture or a Bachelor of Architecture and Environments.
November 2014
Humans and robotics team up in novel ways   View Summary
27 November 2014
Students from the University of Sydney's Design Lab will give us an insight to the emerging technologies and ideas of tomorrow in a new exhibition
Congratulations to Associate Professor Paul Jones   View Summary
24 November 2014
Congratulations to Associate Professor Paul Jones, who was made a Fellow of the PIA (Planning Institute of Australia) at their NSW Gala Dinner annual awards on the 5th of November!
Colour your world with mind painting!   View Summary
11 November 2014
A group of students from the University of Sydney are the masterminds of a unique, digital art project Mind Paintings, which will be launched for the 'The 7mm Pitch' public installation at Broadway's Central at Central Park, on Friday, 14 November at 6pm.
Andrew Burges Architects wins Green Square Design Competition   View Summary
7 November 2014
The City of Sydney has announced the winner of the Green Square Gunyama Park and Aquatic Centre design competition. Andrew Burges Architects, in conjunction with Grimshaw and TCL, have been selected to design Sydney's largest aquatic centre since the 2000 Olympics.
Iconic Seidler city foyers transformed for one night for the Sydney Architecture Festival   View Summary
3 November 2014
Foyer spaces of three iconic Harry Seidler buildings in Sydney's CBD will be transformed for a one-night only light exhibition, Temporal Formal at Seidler City, on Friday 7 November as part of the 2014 Sydney Architecture Festival.
October 2014
'Open-city' principles and alternative views on city making and urbanism   View Summary
27 October 2014
The Open-City and Future of the Bays Precinct talk will be an opportunity to learn about 'Open-City' principles in relation to the future redevelopment of this extraordinary part of the Sydney Harbour foreshore.
A Sydney festival of mega proportions to tackle urbanism   View Summary
13 October 2014
With large-scale urban projects underway along Sydney's harbour foreshore, Sydneysiders have got the right to ask what should its city look like. The University of Sydney will stage the first Festival of Urbanism to start a broader public conversation on how to better plan Sydney for the future.
September 2014
Student visions presented at Research Visions 2014   View Summary
19 September 2014
Research Visions, the annual student research conference and exhibition of the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning when Masters and PhD students come together and celebrate their latest research work, will be held 22-26 September.
August 2014
Tin Sheds celebrates the Graduate and Modern Master   View Summary
29 August 2014
Tin Sheds Gallery is showcasing a generous collection of works by the late Irish-Australian architect and University of Sydney graduate Raymond McGrath (1903-77), one of the great Modernist architects.
MADE by the Opera House 2015 scholarship finalists announced   View Summary
25 August 2014
The Sydney Opera House has announced the Australian participants in the 2015 MADE by the Opera House scholarship. University of Sydney students, Nina Tory-Henderson (Bachelor of Design in Architecture) and Alasdair Mott (Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) and Bachelor of Design in Architecture) are two of the five lucky finalists of the 2015 tertiary exchange program.
TetraBIN - a 2014 Sydney Design Awards winner   View Summary
25 August 2014
TetraBIN - a University of Sydney research project and crowd pleaser at Vivid Sydney earlier this year - is a 2014 Sydney Design Awards winner announced last week.
The biggest showcase of the next architects and designers   View Summary
14 August 2014
The University of Sydney's biggest design showcase of the year by the Faculty of Architecture Design and Planning kicks off on 21 August for Sydney Design 2014 and the University's Open Day on 30 August.
July 2014
Tin Sheds shows China's pioneering conservation work   View Summary
2 July 2014
A new exhibition at the University of Sydney's Tin Sheds Gallery showcases the pioneering conservation and preservation work carried out by Tongji University in Shanghai, including several of China's World Heritage Sites, over the past decade.
June 2014
This year's winners at the AIA NSW Awards   View Summary
11 June 2014
University of Sydney graduate Nicolas Cheuk Hang Wong, and current students, James Moulder and Andrew Nicolle, have taken out two of the major prizes at the Australian Institute of Architects' 2014 NSW Graduate and Student Awards.
Student films launch spectacular digital canvas at Central   View Summary
4 June 2014
First year students from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning have developed a series of short films for World Environment Day on Thursday, 5 June. The films have been created for launch of The 7mm Pitch - a curated, digital art program that will be delivered on a supersized digital wall at Sydney's newest, green urban development, Central Park, on the fringe of the CBD.
April 2014
Cinecity global showcase of 60 second architectural films   View Summary
22 April 2014
Australia's growing architectural film event Cinecity has just announced its 2014 shortlist of 30 films from around the globe. The highly creative, unique showcase of 60 second, unedited films exploring architectural spatial ideas will be screened at a fringe event of the 2014 National Architecture Conference in Perth on 9 May, Vivid Sydney on 30 May and Melbourne's open-air art space, Testing Grounds, on 25 July 2014.
February 2014
Land Art on show at Tin Sheds   View Summary
14 February 2014
A new exhibition at the University of Sydney's Tin Sheds Gallery showcases the international, award-winning work of Denton Corker Marshall - the architecture practice behind landmark buildings including the Melbourne Museum, Sydney's Governor Phillip Tower and the UK's new Stonehenge Visitor Centre.
Acclaimed Japanese architect gives first public lecture in Sydney   View Summary
5 February 2014
Junya Ishigami, one of Japan's youngest and brightest architects will visit Sydney this week to deliver a one-off public lecture at The University of Sydney on Friday 7 February.