urban design

Aerial view of suburb

UNSW and partners launch a data-driven toolkit that rapidly calculates property valuations to inform urban development.

Vice Chancellor and President of UNSW, Professor Brungs, Professor Claire Annesley, Dean of UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture and Minister for Cities Rob Stokes

The Institute brings together diverse perspectives, expertise and experiences to solve the biggest challenges facing our cities. 

Sydney Park Wetlands

Engaging communities on water quality testing and stormwater management promotes cultural ownership and investment in sustainable water practices.

birdseye shot of two people riding bikes on a cycle path

The benefits of more cycling infrastructure pedal themselves, says a UNSW urban design expert.

Planning

The project will upskill regional councils to reap benefits of ‘smart places’.

people socialising in a park

For the areas of cities with less than 10 per cent green space, increasing that to 30 per cent could cut the overall odds of residents becoming lonely by a quarter.

People in barangaroo

The emergence of these pseudo-public spaces raises fundamental questions about the value of a public domain that is by the public, for the public.

Concrete bench designed to prevent people from sleeping

Increasingly hostile designs are emerging to keep members of the public out of public space.

desire path

These unsanctioned footpaths defy design, but is that necessarily a bad thing?

Green spaces in Sydney

UNSW’s Paul Osmond says the design of buildings and cities need to change after this pandemic.

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