Beautiful one day, infuriating the next, Sydney stands at a crossroads and must choose a path that truly values the interest of its citizens.
UNSW policy makers, planners, engineers and thought leaders are working to help Sydney fulfil its potential as a beacon for urban living.
Design decisions impact the urban microclimate, and ultimately our health and wellbeing, write Paul Osmond and Jonathan Fox.
Stripping away fancy computer generated graphs and oh-so-neat sans-serif fonts and replacing them with homemade visuals can open up whole a new way of engaging with science, writes Kate Patterson.
Tiny houses are so hot right now. As Amelia Thorpe argues, in addition to being sustainable, they also offer a valuable way to rethink the way we plan and build our cities.
Engineering students in UNSW’s solar racing team Sunswift have been left “shocked” and “incredibly surprised” after beating a crowd-funding target of $30,000 in just 10 days.
As a designer, crossing the line that exists between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian culture is crucial, writes Trent Jansen.
Designers need to negotiate the sometimes delicate, sometimes clunky borders and controls that connect consumers to machines, writes Ross Harley.
The world could be “on the cusp of a return to the Renaissance-style City State,” with two-thirds of our population living in a city by 2050, Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer Westacott has told a UNSW audience.
Whether fashionable or functional, the handbag – and what it contains – is intensely personal, writes Karen de Perthuis.