Architecture

Two cranes shown in an area of Sydney where apartments are being constructed

It is almost impossible for purchasers to predict whether their new apartment will have building defects, a report into the apartment building industry has found.

round shaped building in brutalist style

If you can look beyond the harsh exterior of brutalist architecture, you may find there is a little bit of beauty in buildings made of concrete.

piano in empty interior

Our experience of the built environment is augmented by more than what we can see.

rainbow treehouse in a park

The minimalism and natural cohesion of the treehouse can teach us how to live more sustainably, says a UNSW expert.

Using computer to help draw on a printed architecture plan

The open-source movement could not only disrupt architecture but also help solve the global housing crisis.

Walking in Sydney CBD

In the fight against global terrorism, architecture has a surprisingly important role to play.

Twisting building in Russia

When it comes to architecture, imitation could be the sincerest – and most sensible – form of flattery.

lever weeder

The lever weeder can improve the efficiency of weed management and the survival of native species through vital bush regeneration.

Cafe walkway

When thinking about better uses for temporarily vacant buildings caused by the pandemic, Australia can learn much from the UK.

Dongdaemun Design Plaza

Computational design is not ‘wacky’ form-finding. It’s about finding design solutions for some of the biggest challenges of our time.

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