Faculty of Built Environment


The biggest outdoor public art exhibition in the world is back featuring more than 100 sculptures by Australian and international artists.  

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International leader in disaster and conflict recovery Brett Moore explores the topic of global humanitarian displacement and the challenges faced by refugees in an urban environment.

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Faculty of Built Environment academics have led a roll call of prominent UNSW staff and alumni recognised with Australia Day honours.

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The designers of an award-winning Sydney skyscraper have donated the prize money to fund a UNSW student prize that recognises excellence in sustainable high-rise architecture.

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

Three luminaries with links to UNSW's Faculty of Built Environment have been recognised for their work with National Architecture awards.

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Chris Fox's first-hand experience of the risks of water sports led him to design a self-inflating lifejacket, which has just won the UNSW industrial design graduate a coveted Dyson award.

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Clever UNSW designs for improved healthcare, surf safety and emergency response are among the finalists of Australia's top student industrial design competition.