UNSW Built Environment

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UNSW and construction firm Roberts Pizzarotti are steering female students towards an industry crying out for skilled graduates.

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UNSW researchers are hoping to shed light on the role that Airbnb plays in the housing affordability crisis in Australia's two biggest cities.

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Public toilets are an essential amenity, but most of them aren't places we'd want to visit unless we have to. Christian Tietz asks: What does the failure to provide more restful and inviting places say about us?

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Based on research comparing projects across the country, a new assessment tool calculates cost-effective ways to fund affordable housing to meet specified needs in different markets.

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Affordable housing projects are being shaped by bespoke and constrained funding rather than actual needs, UNSW researchers have found.

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Architects Glenn Murcutt and Wendy Lewin have designed a two-storey, energy-efficient underground museum and cafe at the Australian Opal Centre.

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UNSW-led research has found that Australia and Germany have similar negative gearing policies yet experience very different housing market outcomes.

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Chris Martin explains how a review of international housing rental markets has found aspects that Australia could emulate – and avoid.

Built Environment Faculty Showcase Event

Our students and staff demonstrated their passion for shaping future cities at the UNSW Built Environment Faculty Showcase. Find out how the faculty is moving forward in line with UNSW's 2025 strategy to become one of the top institutions in the world for built environment subjects.

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UNSW's Dean of Built Environment Helen Lochhead will review major development proposals in south-western Sydney after her appointment as Chair of one of five Sydney Planning Panels.

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