Art, Architecture & Design


The energy consumption of buildings and their contribution to energy poverty and climate change is the topic of UNSW's next Utzon Lecture, tonight Wednesday 28 September.


Women who spent their teenage years as residents of Parramatta Girls Home are revealing their physical and mental scars through poignant art works.


Who’ll profit from the huge investment of taxpayers’ funds in creating better-serviced, higher-density suburbs? And what will the changes mean for existing residents, asks Bill Randolph.


A computerised headdress, a garment that breathes in response to air quality … Tricia Flanagan blends technology and clothing to push the envelope of everyday life.


Using 15,000 replica Indigenous shields, UNSW Art & Design alumnus Jonathan Jones has created the most ambitious Kaldor Public Art Project to date.


UNSW Art & Design lecturer Kate Dunn is using everyday ingredients like sugar, clay, coffee and wood pulp to create 3D printed art works from climate change data.   


The gulf between academia and the construction industry needs to be addressed for the sector to capitalise on the expert knowledge universities provide, writes Martin Loosemoore.

A fascination with a formidable Swedish glass designer has changed the course of one academic’s life.

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When Mike Parr lay supine before Jackson Pollock's Blue Poles, streaked with his own blood, he offered a new way of looking at the act of painting, writes Edward Scheer.


The National Association of Women in Construction has awarded PhD student Natalie Galea two lucrative scholarships in recognition of her research on gender diversity in the construction sector.