Outdoor air temperature and cooling energy consumption can be significantly reduced by solar reflective material, research finds.
Our survey found strong opposition to Australian megacities, with most people preferring population growth to be in satellite cities and rail hubs outside the capitals.
Academics, PhD candidates and alumni will travel to US research institutions and organisations under the flagship foreign exchange program.
The next generation of supercooling materials can help keep cities cooler in summer and warmer in winter.
Computational design can identify greater efficiencies across the built environment, enabling us to create more sustainable cities.
Hospitals will have to plan for larger floods – and find ways to safely evacuate staff and patients.
This 2022 round of grants will support research across UNSW Sydney’s six faculties, with topics ranging from cooling technologies for urban heat mitigation to systemic risk in insurance.
UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture stories explored a range of ideas, from purpose-built quarantine facilities to whether artificial intelligence could create art.
Two UNSW Sydney professors are recognised for their outstanding contribution to the humanities.
New building materials that reflect rather than absorb solar energy can reduce peak temperatures in our cities by up to four degrees.