UNSW Built Environment

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A European Union aid program has selected UNSW Built Environment Professor Mat Santamouris to help develop energy building codes for Indian Ocean island nations.

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Home modifications can help delay institutional care, creating benefits for the individual, the taxpayer and the healthcare system.

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The UNSW 'pride' of 80 students and staff joined 196 other organisations in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade on Saturday.

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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.

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Eva Prats and Ricardo Flores have built a portfolio that combines the rehabilitation of old buildings with creating new public spaces.

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The release of a key Red Cross report at UNSW Sydney highlighted the risk to low-income communities in the Asia-Pacific.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Professor David Sanderson will steer investigation of the pressing issues of rapid urbanisation, including threats facing low-income urban settlements.

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