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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.
04 September 2018

Sydney to host inaugural Annual Design Research Conference

Showcasing design research in built environment fields including architecture, landscape, interior, and urban design, the Annual Design Research Conference (ADR18) will include two days of talks, keynote speakers and an exhibition
03 September 2018

Sydney students awarded 2019 MADE by the Opera House scholarships

Architecture and engineering students Nicholas Bucci, Billie-Grace Dunk and Josephine Nicholas are 2019 finalists of the international tertiary exchange program.
24 August 2018

The Game of Homes: will the housing crisis ever end?

Ahead of his appearance at the forthcoming event, Outside the Square, Peter Phibbs, Professor of Urban Planning, offers a frank assessment of the issues causing the housing affordability crisis.
21 August 2018

The 5th annual Festival of Urbanism

Discussing, questioning and celebrating, this year's Festival of Urbanism asks you to change your view of the city. Industry leaders bring an exciting schedule of events rolling out across Australia's two largest cities.
06 August 2018

Five minutes with Manasa Marasani

As Semester 2 at the University begins, we catch up with international student Manasa Marasani to find out her hopes for studying at Sydney.
02 August 2018

University of Sydney launches Master of Design

Australia's leading architecture school, The University of Sydney's School of Architecture, Design and Planning, introduces a new postgraduate course in 2019 focusing on the fields of design innovation and strategic design.
23 July 2018

100 years of Sydney's School of Architecture, Design and Planning

The University of Sydney presents an immersive schedule of events to mark the centenary of the School of Architecture, Design and Planning and welcomes international architect Daniel Libeskind.
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.
25 May 2018

Our designers at Vivid 2018

From emotional furniture to flickering kite tails, discover the interactive artworks our students, staff and alumni have created as part of Vivid Sydney.
10 May 2018

What happens when a city is designed and built by the people?

Ahead of the 'Understanding the Informal City' exhibition, we spoke to two of the participating students after their field trip in Bandung, Indonesia.