Built Environment

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City farming is growing worldwide as people try to reconnect with nature and ease concerns about food shortages. But there's a lot more to be done to make agriculture a viable feature of Australian life.

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There may be no belching smoke stacks, but every time we build an energy inefficient building we are needlessly pushing the greenhouse gas emissions curve up, writes Professor Deo Prasad.

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A tool that helps find people trapped in buildings via mobile phone signals and easy-to-use luggage for wheelchair users are just two products on show at the Industrial Design Graduand Exhibition.

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UNSW will lead a new Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living to develop new tools to reduce carbon emissions in the built environment.

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