Governments and regulators assume compliance with building regulations will restore public confidence. But complying with the National Construction Code won't fix many common defects.
A call to make our cities more resilient to climate change could drive one of the largest new infrastructure builds in history.
Master of Architecture student Sasha Lesiuk will spend six months in Genoa, Italy, working with the Pritzker Prize-winning architect.
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.