UNSW Built Environment

sydney congestion

The problem in fast-growing Sydney isn't too many people, it's too many cars, says a UNSW urban design expert.

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The new round of Australian Research Council funding provides over $30m for 72 University projects across fields as diverse as neuroscience and insurance risk management.

building inspection

Governments and regulators assume compliance with building regulations will restore public confidence. But complying with the National Construction Code won't fix many common defects.

middle aged share house

Move over uni students, there’s a newer, mature share house in town. 

apartment construction

The difficulty of finding out about building defects creates an information deficit that threatens public confidence and stability in the apartment market. NSW has begun work on a solution.

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With 30 academics included on the 2019 list of Highly Cited Researchers, UNSW rises to second among Go8 universities.

drought

More than $7.25m supports projects to futureproof Australia from natural disasters and pioneering research partnerships.

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Good design in high-rise apartment buildings can improve the way we live in cities, explains Dean of UNSW Built Environment, Professor Helen Lochhead.

 

ghost city in china

While the ‘ghost cities’ in China are unlikely to occur in Australia, some scary trends here should act as a cautionary tale. 

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Dr Kate Dunn's art and design research has led her to a multidisciplinary team at UNSW Built Environment.

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