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.
Rooms that learn human behaviour and change shape in response are the vision of UNSW Built Environment and the engineering firm behind the Sydney Opera House.
UNSW Built Environment Dean Professor Helen Lochhead has been appointed to the NSW State Design Review Panel to advise on significant, large-scale developments.
The Dean of Built Environment, Helen Lochhead, will promote the value of architectural education as President of the Australian Institute of Architects.
Architects Glenn Murcutt and Wendy Lewin have designed a two-storey, energy-efficient underground museum and cafe at the Australian Opal Centre.
Rent-based housing models and carbon-neutral skyscrapers are among the projects of almost 100 UNSW Masters of Architecture students on show this week.