Art, Architecture & Design

weed in focus

They might be seen as noxious, but it turns out there is an unappreciated side to weeds.

rooftop garden in urban setting

With parks and other green spaces often at a premium on the ground, could we look to the skies for the answer?

round shaped building in brutalist style

If you can look beyond the harsh exterior of brutalist architecture, you may find there is a little bit of beauty in buildings made of concrete.

guerilla knitting

When public space just isn’t doing its job, the public will take matters into their own hands.

Close up of young woman taking keys from real estate agent after signing rental lease contract

The Commonwealth government must rethink rent assistance to lift Australians out of housing stress.

A woman in a wheelchair at the top of a fire exit flight of stairs

A new photography exhibition by women with disability aims to challenge our preconceptions of women’s bodies. Showcasing feminist self-portraits of six women, Through my eyes addresses limiting and negative assumptions of disability.

Girl playing with a robotic dog

If having a pet just isn’t practical for your lifestyle, could a robotic companion be the next best thing?

Veronica Tello and Diana Baker Smith

UNSW Art & Design researchers will present an experimental history at the Know My Name Conference.

People in barangaroo

The emergence of these pseudo-public spaces raises fundamental questions about the value of a public domain that is by the public, for the public.

Designer Emma Peters in her studio with works laid out on a table before a window in the background

The UNSW textile designer and associate lecturer makes fabrics with local resonance to promote a more sustainable way of living.

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