Art, Architecture & Design

ocean pool coogee

New South Wales boasts many wonderful ocean pools, thanks to a combination of climate, geology, culture and prosperity. Despite concerns about costs, economic and health benefits far outweigh these.

Dr Laura Crommelin

Dr Laura Crommelin reflects on the building defect issues of 2019 and tackling housing affordability going forward.

UNSW Art & Design Damian moss

UNSW Art & Design Sessional Lecturer, Damian Moss, co-manages the Boom Gate Gallery at Long Bay Correctional Complex, where he talks on the significance of art behind bars, and how art improves health and wellbeing.

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Design has moved beyond the boundaries of a single object to solving problems that affect humanity, says UNSW Art & Design's Dr Andrew Yip.

Crown Casino Sydney

In many countries, city-shaping mega-projects are generally overseen by local government, but in Australia state governments often step in and exclude council and community representatives from the process.

UNSW Art & Design's Dr. Eduardo B. Sandoval

UNSW Art & Design's Dr Eduardo B. Sandoval is a robotics researcher who investigates the social aspects of robots, and how they can improve everyday life.

Sydney-based sculptor Joshua Reeves wins the TWT Excellence Prize.

The artist has been awarded a $5000 grant for his sculpture Lower Middle Arse at the A&D ANNUAL 19 Graduate Exhibition.

building inspection

Governments and regulators assume compliance with building regulations will restore public confidence. But complying with the National Construction Code won't fix many common defects.

apartment construction

The difficulty of finding out about building defects creates an information deficit that threatens public confidence and stability in the apartment market. NSW has begun work on a solution.

Sydney Festival

Australia's three major summer festivals in Sydney, Perth and Adelaide give an interesting insight into how festival programming is changing – or not.

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