Art, Architecture & Design

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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An innovative professional experience program connecting arts students with companies like Macquarie Bank, Artspace and Hello Social is transforming the traditional internship.

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E-sports like League of Legends have millions of viewers, prize pools equal to major televised events and a few US unis are even offering scholarships in e-sports. UNSW's Dr Tom Apperley explores this huge phenomenon in the latest episode of UNSWTV's pop culture series Know Thy Selfie.

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Radically different thinking is required in the construction industry if perennial problems like safety, productivity, industrial relations and gender diversity are to be addressed, writes Martin Loosemoore.

More than 150 architecture students have contributed their visual and design expertise to Opera Australia’s latest production Eighth Wonder, which celebrates the construction of Sydney’s Opera House.

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