Regulations that are meant to protect residents from building failures and fires have been found wanting. All governments must take responsibility for fixing the defective regime they created.
Award winning Dutch architect Francine Houben will explain her humanistic approach in the next UNSW Built Environment UTZON Lecture.
It would be difficult, but we could probably build a tower over 2,000 metres tall, which would be like ten normal skyscrapers on top of each other! This is probably not a very good idea though.
Major public and private CBD property developments are increasingly meeting ‘design excellence’ standards, UNSW Built Environment researchers have found.
Ancient Rome and its empire had the concept of asylum at its heart. Its legacy provided inspiration for centres of power around the world, but today outsiders are no longer welcome.
The 'plyscraper' is the product of breakthroughs in materials and the desire for sustainable urban living, says Dr Philip Oldfield, Associate Professor in UNSW’s Faculty of Built Environment.
The destruction of the prominent landmark and ‘heart and soul’ of Paris is also an opportunity to rebuild and restore responsibility for the culture we create.
While Opal Tower residents are more badly affected than most, up to 80% of multi-unit buildings have serious defects. Here's what government can do right now to fix the industry.
UNSW PhD student Maximilienne Whitby is investigating how our built environments can be more accessible for people with neurodiverse diagnoses. But the path ahead could be a long one.
World-leading Spanish architect Carme Pinós will explain the philosophy behind her design of this year’s MPavilion in her upcoming UNSW Utzon lecture.