07 November 2014
Lauded as an “exemplar student housing project”, UNSW's Kensington Colleges have been recognised with a 2014 National Architecture Award.
08 October 2014
Never one to shy away from big questions, Elizabeth Farrelly probes the links between morality, human happiness and architecture in the final Utzon lecture for 2014.
02 July 2014
Some of the world’s brightest students will converge on UNSW this week for a summit on the ideal future city – a multicultural, aesthetic metropolis resilient to climate change.
25 June 2014
Sustainable energy students are seeing their housing and energy projects brought to life in Cambodia as part of a re-imagined hands-on course within UNSW's Faculty of Engineering.
10 June 2014
UNSW Master of Architecture graduate Felix Saw has won the prestigious NSW Design Medal for an innovative project redesigning a Vietnamese community building in Cabramatta.
19 February 2014
Some of the world’s most respected architects and researchers in design and sustainability will speak at a major international symposium, co-hosted by UNSW, at the Sydney Opera House.
31 January 2014
A desire for hands-on experience sent student Jessica Gottlieb to Kathmandu to work on a humanitarian project repairing a hospice in a World Heritage-listed temple.
18 November 2013
Sydney is the inspiration for some of UNSW’s graduating built environment students, whose work is showcased in the exhibition, LuminoCity, opening tonight with a debate 'Will Sydney remain one of the world's most liveable cities?'
14 November 2013
The face of the art museum has undergone a significant makeover, with the realisation that an interesting building can draw a crowd as well as any blockbuster exhibition, write Gay McDonald and Gary Sangster.
21 October 2011
Designs from UNSW interior architecture students could form the heart of the proposed cultural centre under the Barangaroo headland.
27 January 2011
Art and architecture students will have the chance to go to the biennales in Venice and Istanbul this year, as part of a unique international course offered at UNSW.
17 December 2010
A year after taking the University Medal for Architecture, UNSW graduate Felicity Stewart has secured another major prize, the NSW Board of Architects Medallion.
19 October 2010
Architecture students have given Sydney a new take on sustainable construction by building a pavilion made from 2000 recycled cardboard tubes in the heart of the city.
31 August 2010
COFA academic Richard Goodwin's work is on display as part of the Venice Architecture Biennale, which opened this week.
29 June 2010
Educators and practitioners in engineering, architecture and design from around the world are at UNSW for a major international conference on design education.
17 November 2009
Radically redesigned train stations and mobile art galleries are among ideas for Sydney explored by young architects in a new exhibition.
11 May 2009
If you want to see the future of architecture, take a good look at the world of computer games, says Russell Lowe, a lecturer in architectural computing in the Faculty of the Built Environment.
24 March 2009
Professor Ken Maher, of the Faculty of the Built Environment, has confirmed his status as one of Australia's leading architects by winning his profession's highest honour, the Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal.
18 November 2008
Kate O'Donnell's analysis of the struggle between the planning powers of local and state governments has won her the Planning Institute of Australia's Student Excellence Award.
11 November 2008
In the November/December issue of Uniken we look at some of the challenges that face our designers, as well as acknowledging their astounding achievements.
05 July 2007
A revolution is underway in the teaching of architecture and design, according to organisers of a major design education conference at UNSW.