Art, Architecture & Design

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Elizabeth Le Compte's stage production of The Town Hall Affair reworks a signature moment in the history of the Women's Liberation Movement, writes Bryoni Trezise.

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Inclusion of the Parramatta Female Factory on the national heritage register is the first step towards transformative justice, write Bonney Djuric, Lily Hibberd and Linda Steele. 

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Two exhibitions that illustrate the global challenges of inequality and displacement will open at UNSW Galleries this week as part of the 2018 Sydney Festival.

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Fish and chip packaging made of seaweed and a documentary about council clean-ups are among projects by UNSW design students at the Australian Design Centre’s Designing Bright Futures exhibition.

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An interdisciplinary team from UNSW will give parks and urban spaces in the Georges River area a makeover as part of the federal government's Smart Cities and Suburbs Program.

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Australians can see the impact of dockless bike sharing on the streets of their cities. The data collected about user journeys is less visible but just as important, writes Christopher Pettit.

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Amelia Thorpe looks at the increasing popularity of parklets in urban spaces and the role that businesses can play in their development.

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Research led by UNSW and Sydney Water shows that western Sydney's summer temperatures can be significantly reduced and mortality rates halved by combining water technology, cool materials and greenery.

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As artists turn to crowdfunding their projects, Usman W. Chohan warns that we should be cautious about viewing it as a means of supplanting government support for the arts.

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Rent-based housing models and carbon-neutral skyscrapers are among the projects of almost 100 UNSW Masters of Architecture students on show this week.

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