Art, Architecture & Design

A laser-cut, room-sized metal sculpture referencing reality TV has won a major UNSW prize at this year’s Sculpture by the Sea.

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Award-winning landscape architect Professor Richard Weller will next week deliver UNSW Built Environment’s Utzon Lecture, Atlas for the End of the World, to mark the 50th anniversary of landscape architecture in Australia.

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Delivering the annual Bradfield Oration, Lucy Turnbull has revealed that three great cities are emerging in the Greater Sydney Region as the focal points for how planners will make life more liveable, productive and sustainable for everyone.

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Chief Commissioner of the Greater Sydney Commission Lucy Turnbull AO has been appointed Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Built Environment. 

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John McGhee’s 3D visualisation of a breast cancer cell has been nominated for an international Unity Award, joining the likes of the visual effects company behind Disney’s Jungle Book.

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The latest Red Cross World Disasters Report is calling for a radical change in the way we manage and prepare for natural disasters.

aid and development

This year may well prove to be a turning point in how humanitarian aid responds to crises, writes David Sanderson.

ceramics

We tend to throw away broken things, but the Japanese art of kintsugi – repairing broken ceramics with gold and silver – can give us a different perspective on waste, writes Guy Keulemans.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sees arts and creative industries as important for Canada's economic growth, writes Usman W. Chohan.  

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In a knowledge-based economy, Australian construction firms need to shift from applied to pure R&D, writes Martin Loosemore. 

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