Art, Architecture & Design

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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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UNSW media arts graduate Jessica Long has won the inaugural TWT Excellence Prize, part of a five-year partnership between Bridging Hope Charity Foundation and the A&D ANNUAL.

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In major cities across Australia, there is a stark contrast between lofty planning goals and the sprawling reality on the ground, write Robert Freestone and Stephen Hamnett.

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UNSW Sydney’s Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences delivers a celebration of teaching and research achievements at their inaugural public showcase, immersing attendees in an international knowledge exchange.

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