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05 December 2019

ARC Discovery Project success for design and planning researchers

More than $2.2 million of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding has been secured for projects involving School of Architecture, Design and Planning academics.
15 November 2019

Meet the 2019 Bradfield finalists

The next wave of Sydney visionaries share their ideas for the Sydney of the future. Discover the ideas which have placed them as the finalists for the 2019 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship.
13 November 2019

How transit scaling shapes our cities

A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney reveals public transport investments in large metropolitan areas reap a better return, with more passengers adopting public transport, than those in smaller cities.
17 September 2019

E-Mine - design thinking offers a sustainable solution

The Genesis program which supports the most promising start-ups has shortlisted Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning student, Shriya Srinagesh, whose concept offers an ingenious solution for recycling e-waste.
27 August 2019

How does housing and city planning affect our health?

The Festival of Urbanism 2019 explores the connection between the built environment and its impact on contemporary health and wellbeing.
21 August 2019

Sustainable designer makes Forbes '30 Under 30' Asia list

University of Sydney alumnus and Australian sustainable designer, HY William Chan who addresses the needs of urban poor worldwide, has been recognised as an industry leader and "game-changer".
15 August 2019

How can creative disciplines bring urban communities together?

The University of Sydney's Footbridge Gallery, a digital shared space, will host a sound and musical performance and interdisciplinary panel event to explore what role creative disciplines play in bringing urban communities together.
14 August 2019

Is relocating Indonesia's capital feasible?

Jakarta has a population of 10 million and is rapidly sinking. The Indonesian Government announced plans to relocate the country's capital to the island of Borneo, but will it improve living and environmental conditions?
09 August 2019

How can future urban development ensure our lived experiences?

The Lendlease Bradfield Scholarship was established in recognition of John Bradfield, celebrated engineer and Sydney University alumnus whose vision drove two of Sydney's most transformative projects: the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the underground railway.
02 August 2019

Designing your future

Our students are working with industry leaders across the built environment and digital design to deliver projects of impact, and put what's been learned in the classroom into practice.