Christine Steinmetz examines a fascinating anomaly that exists in plain view in Santiago, where café con piernas literally translates as coffee with legs.
A future in which our bodies are used as hard drives could change the way we conceive of human history and perceive life, writes Julie Louise Bacon.
Social enterprise offers innovative ways for construction companies to leave a positive legacy in communities.
Positive design features can make a big difference to the lives of people on low incomes who live in high-density units, write Gregory Paine and Susan Thompson.
An underground residence and research facility at Lightning Ridge connected by a web of tunnels is just one of the award-winning designs on display at UNSW’s Luminocity exhibition.
The inexorable logic of the market will create suburban concentrations of lower-income households on a scale hitherto only experienced in inner-city high-rise public housing estates, writes Bill Randolph.
Higher-density developments change neighbourhoods, often in ways that further disadvantage low-income households, write Laurence Troy, Hazel Easthope and Laura Crommelin.
When disputes and other problems of apartment living arise, low-income households’ options are often limited, write Hazel Easthope, Laura Crommelin and Laurence Troy.
Architect, interior designer and academic Cathy Smith has been named as the inaugural recipient of the Turnbull Foundation Women in Built Environment Scholarship.
Our concrete jungles are getting so hot they could eventually become uninhabitable. But a team of UNSW researchers is working hard to cool them down.