UNSW Built Environment

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A team of UNSW research students are urging regulators to properly consider green infrastructure when setting charges for new property developments.

 

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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.

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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.

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UNSW Built Environment’s best minds are seeking solutions to the biggest challenges facing our increasingly urbanised world.

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High rents and short-term rentals are driving people to share rooms with strangers in order to live in the city, writes Christian Tietz.

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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.

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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.

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Christine Steinmetz examines a fascinating anomaly that exists in plain view in Santiago, where café con piernas literally translates as coffee with legs.

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Architect, interior designer and academic Cathy Smith has been named as the inaugural recipient of the Turnbull Foundation Women in Built Environment Scholarship.

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Grenfell Tower residents tragically got the world's attention only after a disastrous fire. So what would public housing residents in Australia say about their living conditions?

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