Art, Architecture & Design

Twisting building in Russia

When it comes to architecture, imitation could be the sincerest – and most sensible – form of flattery.

lever weeder

The lever weeder can improve the efficiency of weed management and the survival of native species through vital bush regeneration.

Virtual interior architecture exhibit in warehouse

The Luminocity exhibition showcases the UNSW Built Environment design experience from humble beginnings to the global stage.

Cafe walkway

When thinking about better uses for temporarily vacant buildings caused by the pandemic, Australia can learn much from the UK.

Dongdaemun Design Plaza

Computational design is not ‘wacky’ form-finding. It’s about finding design solutions for some of the biggest challenges of our time.

Riyadh in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh Royal Commission has engaged UNSW’s High Performance Architecture team to reduce the city’s temperatures and make it more sustainable.

Art vessels showcasing floral motifs and jewelled inlay

Contemporary jewellery and object designer and maker Bic Tieu communicates narratives of identity, cultural memory and materiality through her hybrid approach.

modern open-plan_kitchen

In-home kitchens were on the chopping block for a while, but now it seems they’re back on the menu.

Concrete bench designed to prevent people from sleeping

Increasingly hostile designs are emerging to keep members of the public out of public space.

public housing block

Ghettos of crime, drugs and vice? Full of people bludging off the state? That's typical of the unfair stigma attached to public housing, and it distracts us from more fundamental issues.

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