Art, Architecture & Design

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The construction industry might lag behind other industries in the adoption of new sustainable technologies but the sector has the potential to contribute to a more sustainable future, writes Martin Loosemoore. 

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The career path of Westpac Future Leaders scholar Alison Phillips took a twist when a well-timed internship gave her the opportunity to merge her graphics skills with urban design.

One hundred Cambodian families living in poverty will benefit from a bamboo community centre designed and built by UNSW Master of Architecture students.

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UNSW's Chris Pettit is using Opal card data to analyse public transport commuting times and help inform the design of a more liveable Sydney.

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An enduring and transparent program of federal funding for operational expenses is essential to sustain the social housing system, write Chris Martin and Hal Pawson.

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Abolishing without-grounds termination by landlords and reforming housing tax and finance policies will provide tenants with more security, writes Chris Martin. 

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​A historic church in Elizabeth Bay near Sydney’s Kings Cross has been given new life by UNSW Master of Architecture students aiming to build engaged and resilient communities.

Opera House

Construction on Australia's most recognisable icon should have stopped once the roofs were erected, writes Xing Ruan.

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Colour is a powerful tool for scientific storytelling, even if it's not quite true to the science, writes Kate Patterson.

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Philanthropist and White Rabbit Gallery founder Judith Neilson has made her second major donation to UNSW with the announcement of The Judith Neilson Chair in Contemporary Art.

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