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19 September 2023

From Sydney to Bandung: Students share insights from Indonesia

Students from the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning travelled to Indonesia to participate in a global studio exploring innovative approaches to creating sustainable urban environments. The experience opened them up to new perspectives and transformative insights.
18 September 2023

Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning affirms support for Voice to Parliament

The Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning has passed a resolution affirming its support for a constitutionally enshrined Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament.
14 September 2023

Five Sydney researchers announced as 2023 Young Tall Poppy award winners

Five early career researchers from the University of Sydney have been honoured as recipients of the 2023 NSW Young Tall Poppy Awards, recognising their contributions to the future of STEM.
06 September 2023

Research to provide universal museum access for the blind

Museum objects are safeguarded behind barriers making them inaccessible to blind and low vision children and adults. Research led by the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning is proposing the design and evaluation of 'touch models' that result in museum experiences that engage everyone.
04 September 2023

How debate can improve urbanism and design

From debates about housing density to protests over environmental heritage or the impacts of platforms and digital automation, the 10th Festival of Urbanism will engage in the complex challenges facing urban life.
31 August 2023

Sydney staff feature across Sydney Design Week 2023 program

Sydney Design Week 2023 returns from September 15 to 24, celebrating the creative forces that shape our city. The program features exhibitions, symposiums, and workshops exploring the intricate relationship between design, community, and the spaces we inhabit.
24 August 2023

Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning appoints new Professors of Practice

The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning has appointed three new Professors of Practice. These accomplished practitioners bring a wealth of real-world experience to School, offering an enriching and transformative learning experience for budding architects and designers.
14 August 2023

Australians look to share housing in hunt for housing relief

Low-income earners and others facing housing market barriers have long sought to save costs by sharing. According to a new study by researchers in the University of Sydney's School of Architecture, Design and Planning, shared housing has now become the default 'release valve' in the current housing market, in the absence of secure and affordable alternatives.
03 August 2023

Lessons from French architects Lacaton & Vassal

For the past three years, pioneering French architects Anne Lacaton & Jean Philippe Vassal have held the inaugural Rothwell Chair. This week they completed their tenure with a series of design studios, seminars and a public talk that exemplified their engagement and not only left a positive impact on the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, but reinvigorated how we view our city.
21 July 2023

First Nations design for Barangaroo Harbour Park

The New South Wales Government has announced AKIN as the winning design team in its Barangaroo Harbour Park Design Competition. Chris Fox from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning is part of the design team which will transform a prime stretch of Sydney's waterfront into vital open space.