Art, Architecture & Design

Singapore housing

A coordinated mix of policies does more to keep housing affordable for a significant proportion of a city's residents than the unbalanced approach we see in Sydney.

Alexander Mackie College in 1962. Image credit David Nelson collection.

The Faculty is welcoming its alumni community from the period to reconnect for the Alexander Mackie College and City Art Institute Reunion. 

Oya Demirbilek

Industrial Design Professor Oya Demirbilek is using co-design, a participatory and collaborative approach that can improve the environment and wellbeing.

National Museum of Australia

Landscape architect turned design lecturer Adrienne Erickson is now the Swayn Senior Fellow in Australian Design at the National Museum of Australia.

Non-invasive Glucose Response Insulin

A non-invasive glucose-responsive insulin device was among the four Gold Awards received by Industrial Design Alumni.

sydney sunset

The research has been done. The evidence is in. We know how to create cities that are sustainable, liveable and affordable. But we have yet to apply that knowledge widely across Australian cities.

apartments

Unsafe apartments are being evacuated as confidence plummets – even the author of a report commissioned by building ministers wouldn't buy a new apartment. What will it take for governments to act?

luminocity project

This year’s Luminocity exhibition showcases the design process behind everything from toothbrushes to skyscrapers, says Dr Nicole Gardner.

clay bowl Sydney

Though the Indigenous inhabitants were using white clay long before them, Sydney-made pottery helped colonists maintain different aspects of 'civilised' behaviour.

Danger Close

A new Australian film tells the story of one of the most iconic battles of the Vietnam war - but the film repeats disputed facts and interpretations.

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