Faculty of Built Environment
01 May 2013
The designers of an award-winning Sydney skyscraper have donated the prize money to fund a UNSW student prize that recognises excellence in sustainable high-rise architecture.
21 June 2012
Tamara Prochnik has been named Graduate of the Year by the Design Institute of Australia (NSW), with fellow Interior Architecture grads scooping the prize pool at the awards.
06 June 2012
A postgraduate course aimed at integrating low-carbon engineering solutions into architectural designs is now being offered at UNSW.
16 March 2012
Four UNSW rising stars have been awarded prestigious Fulbright scholarships to undertake research in the United States.
25 November 2011
UNSW will lead a new Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living to develop new tools to reduce carbon emissions in the built environment.
08 November 2011
Three luminaries with links to UNSW's Faculty of Built Environment have been recognised for their work with National Architecture awards.
27 July 2011
Chris Fox's first-hand experience of the risks of water sports led him to design a self-inflating lifejacket, which has just won the UNSW industrial design graduate a coveted Dyson award.
10 May 2011
Clever UNSW designs for improved healthcare, surf safety and emergency response are among the finalists of Australia's top student industrial design competition.
08 April 2011
UNSW's Faculty of Built Environment will help shape the Sydney of the future under an agreement announced by Lord Mayor Clover Moore this week.
01 March 2011
Left to the market, Sydney will become ever more polarised and unequal in the distribution of affordable housing and the good life, writes Professor Bill Randolph.
11 February 2011
UNSW Built Environment student and elite cyclist Lauren Kitchen is a national champion after powerful performances at the recent Australian Open Road Championships.
17 December 2010
A year after taking the University Medal for Architecture, UNSW graduate Felicity Stewart has secured another major prize, the NSW Board of Architects Medallion.
12 November 2010
A UNSW industrial design student has come up with an award-winning creation that could make hard-to-open pill bottles a thing of the past for people with restricting conditions such as arthritis.
19 October 2010
Architecture students have given Sydney a new take on sustainable construction by building a pavilion made from 2000 recycled cardboard tubes in the heart of the city.
12 October 2010
Creating healthier cities to reduce the pressure on our overburdened health system will be the topic of the Utzon Lecture at UNSW on Wednesday, October 13.
06 October 2010
Many older Australians are living in large homes that could be considered under-utilised but almost none want to downsize, UNSW researchers have found.
06 October 2010
A life-saving design with far-reaching potential has won industrial design graduate Sam Adeloju one of the world's highest-profile prizes for young designers.
13 August 2010
Energy-efficient appliances may be having the unintended effect of adding to our environmental impact, a UNSW industrial designer warns.
18 June 2010
Proposals for Sydney's urban renewal ignore some of the basic realities of residential demand, a UNSW housing expert has warned.
08 June 2010
UNSW industrial design graduate Sam Adeloju has won a silver medal in the country's premier student design awards for a lifesaving device with truly far-reaching capabilities.
13 April 2010
Renowned architect Professor Glenn Murcutt has become the first Australian to join the jury of architecture's most prestigious award, the Pritzker Prize.
01 April 2010
Three designs by UNSW Faculty of Built Environment industrial design students in the running for this year's James Dyson Award.
11 February 2010
NSW Health officials have launched a new initiative with UNSW planning experts to investigate how to create healthier cities and suburbs.
06 November 2009
Don't throw out your analogue radio just yet. UNSW industrial designer Miles Park shows how smart design can extend the lifespan of products rendered obsolete, reducing the growth of e-waste.
05 June 2009
Research using computer gaming technology to help protect Australia from terrorism is among several UNSW projects funded in the latest round of Linkage Grants from the Australian Research Council.