Mat Santamouris

Schools need ventilation for better health and student learning

Australian classrooms are recording high levels of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, says Built Environment Professor Mat Santamouris. 

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A European Union aid program has selected UNSW Built Environment Professor Mat Santamouris to help develop energy building codes for Indian Ocean island nations.

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By implementing local technologies, Australia could become a world leader in climate change, says Scientia Professor Mat Santamouris, who will present the next instalment of the Utzon Lecture Series at UNSW.

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Research led by UNSW and Sydney Water shows that western Sydney's summer temperatures can be significantly reduced and mortality rates halved by combining water technology, cool materials and greenery.

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Our concrete jungles are getting so hot they could eventually become uninhabitable. But a team of UNSW researchers is working hard to cool them down.

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UNSW architecture and urban design experts on what they would love to see in their city.