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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.
17 July 2019

Sydney rises in Times Higher Education global reputation ranking

The University of Sydney has moved into second place in Australia in the 2019 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.
12 July 2019

Designed in Italy. Made in Australia.

Through research, a series of original work and new documentation, the exhibition Designed in Italy. Made in Australia, will for the first time, showcase the comprehensive work developed during the 1960s and 70s by world-famous Italian engineer Pier Luigi Nervi.
03 July 2019

Our Voices: Indigeneity and Architecture

Indigenous authors from Canada, USA, New Zealand and Australia come together to explore the spaces which are informed by Indigenous identities and perspectives on architecture, design theory and practices.