Art, Architecture & Design

Professor Helen Lochhead UNSW Built Environment

Professor Helen Lochhead has been recognised by the Australian Institute of Architects for her outstanding contribution to gender equity in architecture.

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Australian houses are not designed and built for the realities of climate change.

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Dr Fabri Blacklock is an academic, artist, historian and educator at UNSW Art & Design, who is passionate about improving equity in education for Aboriginal people.

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Constructing buildings to rent, rather than sell, may fulfil important housing policy objectives – but it won't take off without tax reform.

Schools need ventilation for better health and student learning

Australian classrooms are recording high levels of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, says Built Environment Professor Mat Santamouris. 

Affordable rental housing planning policy is not delivering boarding houses

A report by UNSW’s City Futures Research Centre finds planning policy is delivering micro-apartments for students and young professionals rather than affordable housing.

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When Abdul Abdullah heard about the campaign to promote respect and inclusivity, he knew he had an important contribution to make. 

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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.

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Material Place: Reconsidering Australian Landscapes brings together artists who are thinking through the materiality and representation of the Australian landscape.

Marco Susino, School of the Arts & Media

Receiving the Australian government’s Endeavour Research Award will enable Marco Susino from the School of the Arts & Media to further explore the emotional language of music.

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