Positive design features can make a big difference to the lives of people on low incomes who live in high-density units, write Gregory Paine and Susan Thompson.
An underground residence and research facility at Lightning Ridge connected by a web of tunnels is just one of the award-winning designs on display at UNSW’s Luminocity exhibition.
The inexorable logic of the market will create suburban concentrations of lower-income households on a scale hitherto only experienced in inner-city high-rise public housing estates, writes Bill Randolph.
Higher-density developments change neighbourhoods, often in ways that further disadvantage low-income households, write Laurence Troy, Hazel Easthope and Laura Crommelin.
When disputes and other problems of apartment living arise, low-income households’ options are often limited, write Hazel Easthope, Laura Crommelin and Laurence Troy.
Architect, interior designer and academic Cathy Smith has been named as the inaugural recipient of the Turnbull Foundation Women in Built Environment Scholarship.
Our concrete jungles are getting so hot they could eventually become uninhabitable. But a team of UNSW researchers is working hard to cool them down.
Australia’s first high-tech festival to explore the experience of anxiety will fuse art, science and technology to shake up approaches to mental health.
Art lovers have long pondered the identity of the mystery face behind the Ned Kelly mask in Sidney Nolan’s most iconic painting.
The biggest mental health and arts festival in the world, The Big Anxiety Festival, will explore and re-imagine the state of mental health in the 21st century.