Art, Architecture & Design

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The impact of affordable housing projects on local communities is nowhere near as great as people fear, and most opposition is based on prejudice against affordable housing residents, UNSW research reveals.

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A master plan for Australian cities would go a long way to more effectively harness Australia's urban potential, writes Alec Tzannes, Dean of Built Environment. 

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Professor George Galster, a leading researcher on the once-great motor city, will deliver the Utzon Lecture at UNSW this Wednesday.

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ShanShan Wang set out to fix a problem by designing a lightweight oxygen cylinder to help asthmatic children breathe. Now she's won the Australian James Dyson Award.

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Life-size robots interacted with guests at the launch of Australasia’s first cross-disciplinary robotics laboratory at the College of Fine Arts. VIDEO

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Iconic images of Gough Whitlam’s 1973 visit to China and his groundbreaking links with Indigenous Australia form the basis of COFA's Making Change exhibition. 

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Dominated by women and colour, the Art Gallery of NSW's latest exhibition displays the kind of art once regarded by the establishment as too decorative, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.

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A world-first interactive replica of Sydney’s CBD created with commercial gaming technology is providing a prototype for international urban planning and security.

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Art derived from living materials such as microbes and slime mold are just some of the unusual works featured in an exhibition by UNSW’s Environmental Humanities program.

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An emotional exploration of Maori culture has secured dancer and choreographer Victoria Hunt a prestigious Helpmann Award nomination.

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