A European Union aid program has selected UNSW Built Environment Professor Mat Santamouris to help develop energy building codes for Indian Ocean island nations.
Home modifications can help delay institutional care, creating benefits for the individual, the taxpayer and the healthcare system.
The UNSW 'pride' of 80 students and staff joined 196 other organisations in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade on Saturday.
A wearable device which aims to provide individualised information while gathering environment data is being developed by UNSW urban climatologist Negin Nazarian and an international team.
Eva Prats and Ricardo Flores have built a portfolio that combines the rehabilitation of old buildings with creating new public spaces.
The release of a key Red Cross report at UNSW Sydney highlighted the risk to low-income communities in the Asia-Pacific.
UNSW Built Environment will host the inaugural Urban Resilience Asia Pacific Conference, which will explore how vulnerable communities can prepare for natural disasters and climate change.
UNSW PhD student Maximilienne Whitby is investigating how our built environments can be more accessible for people with neurodiverse diagnoses. But the path ahead could be a long one.
Rooms that learn human behaviour and change shape in response are the vision of UNSW Built Environment and the engineering firm behind the Sydney Opera House.
Professor David Sanderson will steer investigation of the pressing issues of rapid urbanisation, including threats facing low-income urban settlements.