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18 October 2018

Could mobile homes hold the secret to housing affordability?

PhD Candidate Alexandra McRobert has been awarded a Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship, a program supporting young NSW architects to pursue research in cities and communities around the world.
16 October 2018

Playful Cities: Digital activations carve up Skatepark

Students from the Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts course at the University of Sydney create a range of light and sound based interactive works to be installed around Sydenham Skatepark for one night only.
08 October 2018

James Brown: Composer and sound designer

To celebrate 100 years of innovation at the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, we profiled sound designer and alumnus James Brown.
05 October 2018

5 reasons to study Design Computing

Are you a talented individual seeking a career in user-experience design or interaction design? Do you want to use technology creatively for design and commercial purposes? Our Design Computing degree at Sydney could be the perfect choice for you.
05 October 2018

Conserving O’Connell’s Earth Building Heritage

Master of Heritage Conservation students travel to O’Connell to investigate a group of earth buildings.
28 September 2018

How does architecture impact our lives?

To celebrate World Architecture Day, Senior Lecturer Michael Muir and a group of our students told us about their favourite buildings, design heroes and what architecture means to them.
26 September 2018

A week in Tokyo: Urban life inspires new architectures

Second year architecture double degree students (Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours)/Master of Architecture) recently spent 5 days in Tokyo, soaking up the architectural charms and fast-paced life of the bustling city.
25 September 2018

Old and modern architecture the focus of building conservation

In a time of dramatic change, conserving precious architecture, objects and places becomes even more important. But alumna, Susan Macdonald, knows it takes more than good intentions - it takes detective work and new thinking.
25 September 2018

Planning controls not keeping pace with online holiday rentals

Australia needs new planning tools to manage the rapid growth in listings on Airbnb and other online holiday rental platforms, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Sydney.
18 September 2018

Become a Strategic Leader with the Master of Design

We're introducing a new postgraduate course in 2019 focusing on the fields of design innovation and strategic design.