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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.
16 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.
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.
28 March 2018

Penelope Seidler’s gift to architecture

The distinguished architect Penelope Seidler AM is funding a Visiting Professor in Architectural History at the University of Sydney.
26 March 2018

Strategic goals to achieving sustainable development in Indonesia

After presenting his research at a UN Forum, Associate Professor Paul Jones is taking masters students on a field trip to study urbanisation first hand.
09 March 2018

School scoops 4 awards in Student Architecture Awards

Four University of Sydney students have been recognised at 2018 Australian Institute of Architects' NSW Student Architecture Awards.
07 March 2018

Alumni light up Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay

Bachelor of Design Computing graduates Isabella Bain and Christopher Simpson’s MailboX is one of 22 captivating art installations set to light up Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay as part of the annual I Light Marina Bay festival.
05 March 2018

Engineering a better experience for sick kids

Dr Naseem Ahmadpour is working with clinicians at Westmead to design virtual and augmented reality experiences to distract kids in hospital.
01 March 2018

We're 1st in Australia!

The QS 2018 Subject Rankings, released today, rated us number 1 in Australia and 16th in the world for Architecture and the Built Environment.
01 March 2018

University innovation on show at Sydney Design Festival 2018

A series of events in early March will explore the diverse uses of design - from encouraging innovation in the workplace, to solving complex humanitarian challenges, and even weaving robotic spiderwebs.
26 February 2018

University innovation on show at Sydney Design Festival 2018

A series of University of Sydney events in early March will explore the diverse uses of design - from encouraging innovation in the workplace, to solving complex humanitarian challenges, and even weaving robotic spiderwebs.
22 February 2018

Celebrating women in Sydney’s creative fields

Ahead of International Women’s Day we spoke with academics and creative leaders Liza Lim, Cara Wrigley and Julie Rrap