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17 July 2018

Five minutes with Mathew Aitchison

We spent five minutes with Professor Mathew Aitchison, from the School of Architecture, Design & Planning, to hear how he went from studying architecture by accident, to establishing the Innovation in Applied Design Lab in 2015.
17 July 2018

Changing rooms: Advanced design explores new adaptive living

Explore the future of apartment living: The University of Sydney undertakes new research into housing needs and reveals an exciting apartment prototype that allows residents to adapt internal space to suit their living needs.
16 July 2018

Design thinking leads to more than just great ideas

A human-centred design approach has led three masters students to create a new product allowing expectant mothers to connect with their unborn child.
12 July 2018

Architecture boosted by major gift from Susan and Garry Rothwell

A high-profile Sydney couple say too many of our city's big building projects go to international firms. They plan to 'turbocharge' Australian architecture with a generous donation.
22 June 2018

Design courses launched to support business innovation

The University of Sydney, with the support of the NSW Government, is delivering two open online courses to help businesses and entrepreneurs embrace innovation and grow through design thinking.
21 June 2018

When form becomes functional: Masters students serious about engineering

Tension was high in the final week of semester as Master of Architecture students prepared to present their work to engineers from multinational firm Arup.
20 June 2018

International art prize awarded to architecture collective

A group of international designers explore material and architectural processes with award winning sculptural installation.
12 June 2018

Sydney students design smart bandage for burns

A team of undergraduate students who envisioned a new way to harness design and biotechnology, has been selected as a finalist to present at the Biodesign Challenge Summit at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City.
01 June 2018

Radical architecture: erasing the city

Indigenous architect Kevin O’Brien uses collaboration, fire and drawing to elevate an understanding of Country.
01 June 2018

Daring students pitch to industry professionals

A new professional engagement initiative sees Master of Architecture students present their projects to industry leaders.