Built Environment

Affordable housing

Leaders from business and government have called for financial incentives to encourage big institutions to invest in affordable rental housing.

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Residents of Sydney’s Green Square can look forward to an innovative underground library and outdoor community plaza designed by two UNSW architecture graduates.

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Will an urban farming project be able to revitalise Detroit, ask Laura Crommelin and Christine Steinmetz.

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Leading building and construction companies have joined with university experts in a major new initiative to help Australia achieve its emissions reduction target.

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Industrial design student Angela Lam designed a device called PawsyWalsy that could let her play with her dog left at home while she studied at UNSW.

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Imaginative visions for the future of Sydney and innovative designs from students in the Faculty of Built Environment are on display at the LuminoCITY exhibition opened by Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore.

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Award-winning New York urban landscape architects Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi will be giving a free public lecture at UNSW this Wednesday.

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Tamara Prochnik has been named Graduate of the Year by the Design Institute of Australia (NSW), with fellow Interior Architecture grads scooping the prize pool at the awards.

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A postgraduate course aimed at integrating low-carbon engineering solutions into architectural designs is now being offered at UNSW.

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Between the mediocrity of the ACT government and the impotence of the NCA, the fate of one of the greatest planned capitals of the 20th century hangs in the balance, writes James Weirick.