Art, Architecture & Design

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Urban planning requires a strategic approach to ensure our cities avoid being just concrete and glass and instead maintain adequate green space.

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The combination of higher-density living and increasing cultural diversity means we need to think about how to build social cohesion and make the most of the opportunities of apartment living.

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Innovative urban planning by UNSW Built Environment students is on show at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. 

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As a child, Nicole Murphy spontaneously wrote music for her own satisfaction. Now, the inaugural recipient of the Australia Ensemble Emerging Composer Fellowship is composing for some of UNSW's finest musicians.

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Public barbecues are important social spaces that need to be rejuvenated with good design, writes Christian Tietz.

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Public toilets are making us miserable, so what can we do about it?

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UNSW experts collaborated on an exhibition that used innovative techniques to restore an unseen portrait of Henry VIII and solve a mystery from the 16th century.

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Joseph Conrad's 1899 novella is a product of dark historical energies that continue to shape our contemporary world.

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Alumni and staff from UNSW Built Environment are among contributors to Repair, Australia’s exhibition at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale showcasing architectural practice to restore the natural environment.

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It is some years since such a classical work as Yvette Coppersmith's has won the Archibald. Hers is a most intelligent self-portrait in the very mannered style of George Lambert’s work.

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