UNSW Built Environment

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For this year's Sydney Vivid festival UNSW Engineering, Built Environment and Art & Design students cooked up a two-tonne treat  – an eight-by-eight meter Celestial Pancake that is suspended from the ceiling of Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal.

construction site apartments

Regulations that are meant to protect residents from building failures and fires have been found wanting. All governments must take responsibility for fixing the defective regime they created.

aboriginal flag

Indigenous procurement policies are kicking goals, but who for?

national kaohsiung centre for the arts concert hall

Award winning Dutch architect Francine Houben will explain her humanistic approach in the next UNSW Built Environment UTZON Lecture.

Diana Espiritu

UNSW Built Environment student Diana Espiritu was excited by her time in Cambodia undertaking professional work placement with an artist-run organisation.

Burj Khalifa

It would be difficult, but we could probably build a tower over 2,000 metres tall, which would be like ten normal skyscrapers on top of each other! This is probably not a very good idea though.

Housing near Sydney's CBD

The delivery of affordable housing in Australia is in desperate need of a shakeup, says UNSW City Futures Research Fellow Dr Laurence Troy.

Broad Museum Plaza

Celebrated landscape architect, artist and designer Professor Walter Hood explores how public space can embrace the past, present and future, in the next instalment of UNSW Built Environment's UTZON Lecture Series. 

Sydney CBD View

Major public and private CBD property developments are increasingly meeting ‘design excellence’ standards, UNSW Built Environment researchers have found.

United States Capitol Washington

Ancient Rome and its empire had the concept of asylum at its heart. Its legacy provided inspiration for centres of power around the world, but today outsiders are no longer welcome.

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