UNSW Built Environment

UNSW main walkway

Trailblazing UNSW Sydney academics join distinguished alumni and friends on the 2020 Australia Day honours list. 

Burnt bushland in Iluka NSW

The Dean of UNSW Built Environment says it’s possible to build more fire resistant homes, but designs need to use best practice principles to be resilient.

scan of orchard hill station

A research team from UNSW Built Environment is using 3D mapping technology to help improve fire safety and crisis response procedures for Fire and Rescue NSW. 

Sisi Zlatnova

Professor Sisi Zlatanova investigates the use of 3D digital models with the aim of improving accessibility, safety and emergency response procedures.

raindbow lorikeet

A UNSW studio led by renowned landscape architect Professor Richard Weller has come up with a unique way to protect our threatened species.

Dr Joshua Zeunert

Dr Joshua Zeunert's new project will forecast potential scenarios to inform decision-makers and help ensure our food supply security.

multiple generations

Living with your parents is not all about saving money or free childcare, says Dr Edgar Liu from UNSW’s City Futures Research Centre.

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Through High-Performance Architecture, Professor Mattheos Santamouris tackles problems affecting most of the population of the world.

bushfire

Air purifiers with a HEPA filter are an expensive option. Plugging ventilation holes in walls helps, but there are also dangers.

public bbq

Barbecues in our local parks need to change to reflect the diverse needs of our communities, says the Director of the Industrial Design program Dr Christian Tietz.

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