For two decades, a competitive design process pioneered by Sydney City Council has been transforming the city skyline and, new research shows, raising standards as it goes.
Information from smart technology in public spaces could soon transform the way such areas are used and also managed.
Leading geospatial scientist Sisi Zlatanova is joining UNSW to head a research centre that will produce 3D digital maps of Sydney's buildings and infrastructure.
Cities and their residents’ needs in public space have changed, but the type and function of the furniture are stuck in the past, writes Christian Tietz.
Two young researchers, one working to reduce carbon emissions and the other promoting the design of sustainable and liveable cities, have been named UNSW winners of the 2017 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarships.