Architecture

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The development of wood as strong as steel has spawned a new breed of timber towers to revolutionise the way we live in cities.

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Pritzker Prize winning architect Alejandro Aravena says architecture students should be encouraged to apply their training to the challenges facing society.

One hundred Cambodian families living in poverty will benefit from a bamboo community centre designed and built by UNSW Master of Architecture students.

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UNSW policy makers, planners, engineers and thought leaders are working to help Sydney fulfil its potential as a beacon for urban living.

More than 150 architecture students have contributed their visual and design expertise to Opera Australia’s latest production Eighth Wonder, which celebrates the construction of Sydney’s Opera House.

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Creating buildings and rooms with specific functions is a relatively new phenomena in human history that limits the imaginitive potential of architecture, writes Xing Ruan.  

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In a world impacted by poverty and natural disasters, David Sanderson – the inaugural Judith Neilson Chair in Architecture – is teaching his students to build resilience, not skylines. 

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Design decisions impact the urban microclimate, and ultimately our health and wellbeing, write Paul Osmond and Jonathan Fox.

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Sydneysiders desire to have a house with a view. But the allure of the capacious world out there can only make our body, and our mind, relentlessly unsettled, writes Xing Ruan.

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It’s a taboo topic that’s “literally filthy” to discuss, but for Nicholas Papas the toilet marries his two great passions – architecture and altruism.

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