Art, Architecture & Design

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The budget is pushing for a much-needed reboot of the social housing sector. What it isn't offering is extra funding to renew and expand run-down housing stocks, write Chris Martin and Hal Pawson.

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UNSW’s City Futures Research Centre has received a national research award for its report on building equity into the redevelopment of old strata blocks. 

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In a recent survey, 85 per cent of respondents in buildings built since 2000 said their buildings were defective. Could procurement policies help turn around those stats, asks Martin Loosemore.

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Early in his architectural career Professor David Sanderson had an epiphany while working at a low income housing project that changed his career direction to one of an aid worker. He is the editor of the 2016 Red Cross World Disasters Report.

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UNSW’s Andrew Yip has helped reveal the mystery face behind the Ned Kelly mask in one of Sidney Nolan’s most famous paintings.

A celebration of the historic Gurindji Walk-Off and an exploration of how 3D models can communicate human experience are the subjects of two powerful exhibitions opening at UNSW Galleries.

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UNSW-led research has found that Australia's largest non-government affordable housing providers have the capacity to play a bigger role in expanding supply but need more government support. 

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As cities scramble to house a rapidly growing population, urban planners will need to harness big data and new technologies to design for the future.

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Is it possible to repair a broken object in a way that makes it more beautiful and valuable? Dr Guy Kuelemans from UNSW Art & Design explains the philosophy and practise of creative repair.
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