Art, Architecture & Design

Rebuild after bushfire

Suburban planning models are not suitable for bushland – so why would we continue to rebuild with them? 

house for sale

Millions of Australians are struggling with unaffordable housing. It’s a systemic problem that’s been decades in the making, and only concerted system-wide reforms will fix it.

community garden melbourne

What started as a form of gardening activism, planted the seeds for a blossoming community movement, centred on inclusivity, sustainability and participation.

Associate Professor Lizzie Muller

UNSW Associate Professor Lizzie Muller has urged the arts sector to come together after the federal arts department was amalgamated.

Gonzalo Portas

Since his undergraduate days at UNSW, Industrial Design Associate Lecturer Gonzalo Portas has focused on medical device design. 

Lizzie Muller, Hannah Jenkins, Lucy Stranger and Wesley Shaw

What does it mean to be a young cultural leader in Australia today?

tiny house

There has been significant growth in small house living, but that doesn’t mean Australia should go big on them.

Burnt bushland in Iluka NSW

The Dean of UNSW Built Environment says it’s possible to build more fire resistant homes, but designs need to use best practice principles to be resilient.

An image of Khadim Ali's mural at UNSW Galleries

Every War is Defeat is part of UNSW’s Facing Equality Project that aims to confront and shift forms of unconscious bias.

Professor Ian Howard at the sitework during Operation Sovereign Borders, commissioned by the Australian War Memorial. Image credit: Ian Lang.

UNSW Art & Design Professor Ian Howard has been fascinated with the rubbing technique since the 1960s, a time also marked by the escalation of the Vietnam War.