Art, Architecture & Design

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Nina-Marie Lister, a planner and ecologist at Ryerson University in Toronto, will on Wednesday deliver UNSW Built Environment’s next Utzon Lecture, Resilience beyond rhetoric: Design for a new sustainability.

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UNSW researchers are trialling the potential of a removable rooftop weather barrier to alleviate the effect of intense heatwaves on low-income communities in urban India.

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UNSW Built Environment’s best minds are seeking solutions to the biggest challenges facing our increasingly urbanised world.

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High rents and short-term rentals are driving people to share rooms with strangers in order to live in the city, writes Christian Tietz.

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Housing policymaking hasn’t gone smoothly since Tony Abbott sidelined the experts by scrapping the National Housing Supply Council in 2013, write Hal Pawson and Oliver Frankel.

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After sitting through Darren Aronofsky's "truly insufferable" film, Julian Murphet feels betrayed in every way imaginable. 

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The biggest mental health and arts festival in the world, The Big Anxiety Festival, will be launched to the media on Wednesday 20 September. 

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Cities and their residents’ needs in public space have changed, but the type and function of the furniture are stuck in the past, writes Christian Tietz.

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Recent criticisms of Cloud Arch attack the design yet are founded on a culturally entrenched, mean-spirited attitude to public art, writes Felicity Fenner.

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