With monsoon flooding and natural disasters in South Asia increasing in scale and severity, what can architects and urban planners do to make a difference?
A team of UNSW research students are urging regulators to properly consider green infrastructure when setting charges for new property developments.
Nina-Marie Lister, a planner and ecologist at Ryerson University in Toronto, will on Wednesday deliver UNSW Built Environment’s next Utzon Lecture, Resilience beyond rhetoric: Design for a new sustainability.
UNSW researchers are trialling the potential of a removable rooftop weather barrier to alleviate the effect of intense heatwaves on low-income communities in urban India.
UNSW Built Environment’s best minds are seeking solutions to the biggest challenges facing our increasingly urbanised world.
High rents and short-term rentals are driving people to share rooms with strangers in order to live in the city, writes Christian Tietz.
Housing policymaking hasn’t gone smoothly since Tony Abbott sidelined the experts by scrapping the National Housing Supply Council in 2013, write Hal Pawson and Oliver Frankel.
Jincheng Jiang is the first Masters of Architecture student in Australia to receive a six-month internship with the prestigious Renzo Piano Foundation in Italy.
Christine Steinmetz examines a fascinating anomaly that exists in plain view in Santiago, where café con piernas literally translates as coffee with legs.
Architect, interior designer and academic Cathy Smith has been named as the inaugural recipient of the Turnbull Foundation Women in Built Environment Scholarship.