Art, Architecture & Design

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UNSW's graduating Master of Architecture students have reimagined Sydney's Fish Market to include floating markets, vertical farming, and communal villages. 

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UNSW is offering the first undergraduate Social Robotics course in Australia, giving students the opportunity to design robots that engage emotionally with humans.

From colonial thoroughfare to financial hub, the evolution of one of Australia's most iconic urban spaces is captured in a new book by UNSW academics. 

adult children

The stereotype of a dependent generation who won’t leave home ignores the many reasons adult family members choose to live together in the one house, write Edgar Liu and Hazel Easthope.

A 3x3 metre boulder activated by a rock-climbing performance and wearable perfume bottles filled with anxiety reducing oils are just some of the works in this year’s UNSW Art & Design graduating exhibition.

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Construction has slumped to its lowest level since 2010, and the US Fed remains divided on its next interest rate hike, writes Richard Holden.

affordable housing

The community needs affordable housing and that requires meaningful targets for new developments. The only ones who will lose out are landholders who make windfall profits from rezoning. 

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The design and planning of energy-efficient, sustainable and resilient cities will be the focus of a major conference being hosted by UNSW this week.

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An immersive 3D field of memories revealing the stories of returned Australian veterans from Afghanistan will screen at the Melbourne Museum today in commemoration of Remembrance Day.

Innovation

The debate about renewable energies following the South Australian blackout is a vivid demonstration of how vested interests can act as a barrier to innovation, writes Martin Loosemore.

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