School of Built Environment

elderly man playing bowls in a lawn with his friends

The humble ‘bowlo’, as it’s affectionately known, might not be what it was at its peak, but it remains central to civic life.

Students walking on UNSW Kensington campus

The new round of grants will support research in science, engineering, medicine, business, arts, and built environment.

person riding an electric scooter

The rise of these micromobility services could help solve some major challenges facing our cities.

A footpath leading to suburban houses

Shade, street furniture, streetscapes – they all matter when it comes to making a footpath appealing.

close up shot of a social housing block

Many low-income households can endure temperatures in their homes close to 40°C during summer and as little as 5°C during winter.

Woman on construction site wearing high visibility jacket

$2.3M grant to help attract, retain and progress women in what is a traditionally male-dominated field.

3D printing and robotics are changing construction

3D printing processes and building materials can create more sustainable construction in environments as diverse as outback Australia and outer space.

Elderly woman at an aged care facility

A new way of assessing aged care facilities using advanced computing will make them more fit for purpose for people living with dementia.

birdseye shot of two people riding bikes on a cycle path

The benefits of more cycling infrastructure pedal themselves, says a UNSW urban design expert.

View of shrubs on a roof top garden, looking over buildings in the distance.

The retrofit of our cities in the age of the Anthropocene is vital, says a UNSW researcher.

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