UNSW Built Environment


New free trade deals open the door to more foreign labour entering the Australian construction industry, writes Martin Loosemore.


Some of Australia’s foremost architects will exhibit rarely seen sketches and models in an exhibition celebrating 60 years of UNSW graduate excellence.


Managing the risks of open data while exploiting its potential to make modern cities more accessible and inclusive is the focus of a workshop at UNSW this week.


UNSW’s Faculty of Built Environment congratulates Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for emphasising the importance of the design, delivery and management of cities to Australia in his cabinet.


Construction is missing out on a huge untapped source of potential talent by marginalising and disadvantaging potential female employees, writes Martin Loosemore.

Home to stay

Using state-of-the-art techology, Built Environment’s Catherine Bridge is working with industry to develop a new generation of products that will empower older Australians to live in their homes for longer. 


One of the world’s leading thinkers in architectural history, theory and technology will explore the disruptive potential of big data in next week’s Utzon Lecture.


A habitable timber bridge incorporating a pool and café is just one of more than 100 designs showcasing the work of UNSW Built Environment students, graduates and alumni in the annual Luminocity exhibition.

Shadow hand bulb

A recent CEDA report found technological advances over the next 10 to 15 years mean 40% of Australia’s workforce faces a high probability of redundancy, writes Martin Loosemore.


One of the masterminds behind realising the Sagrada Família will discuss his 40-year mission to complete Gaudí’s ambitous cathedral at next week's Utzon Lecture.