Unsafe apartments are being evacuated as confidence plummets – even the author of a report commissioned by building ministers wouldn't buy a new apartment. What will it take for governments to act?
Kaylie Salvatori is speaking at this year’s Engaging Women event.
UNSW Sydney’s award-winning building has been recognised for its intelligent sustainable initiatives, incorporating natural materials with efficient energy systems.
The construction industry crisis didn't happen overnight. Authorities have been on notice for years to fix the problems that now have the industry itself calling for better regulation.
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.