Art, Architecture & Design

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The designers of an award-winning Sydney skyscraper have donated the prize money to fund a UNSW student prize that recognises excellence in sustainable high-rise architecture.

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John Kaldor’s ambitious public art project, 13 Rooms, is providing fertile ground for UNSW research and creativity.


Award-winning architect Professor Alec Tzannes will take up a second five-year term as Dean of the Faculty of Built Environment.

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COFA graduate Del Kathryn Barton has won the Archibald for her portrait of actor Hugo Weaving, the second time she has won the prestigious prize.

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The Archibald Prize is the case of an unavoidable meeting between popular culture and those whose lives are defined by their passion for art, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.

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Residents of Sydney’s Green Square can look forward to an innovative underground library and outdoor community plaza designed by two UNSW architecture graduates.

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Dynamic COFA duo, Penelope Benton and Alexandra Clapham, have created a “sensory and exploratory” Art Month as co-artistic directors of the annual festival.

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For opera to flourish in this country, both the Sydney Opera House and Opera Australia need to commit to the ongoing revitalisation of opera itself, writes Michael Hooper.

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'Voyeur', a lone figure born from 3D imaging, has won sculptor and COFA lecturer, Louis Pratt, one of Australia’s most lucrative art prizes.

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Professor Andrew Schultz’s “big and bold” symphony celebrating Canberra’s architecture and landscape will be the anthem for the capital’s centenary celebrations.