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.
Urban overheating threatens the lives of people in Darwin, but researchers from UNSW's Faculty of Built Environment have calculated how many lives could be saved by changing the city.
The rising number of people using rental housing need improved protection as the market diversifies into niche services, says a new UNSW study 10 years in the making.
UNSW's Simone Zarpelon Leao made a valuable discovery while in Fiji for a symposium with Pacific Island communities on sustainable infrastructure and housing maintenance.
The Institute for Global Development supported the event in Fiji to collaborate with Pacific Island community members on green infrastructure and housing maintenance.
Innovative urban planning by UNSW Built Environment students is on show at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.