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02 December 2020

Marginal and informal housing a COVID health risk

New research finds the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a rise in underlying housing vulnerabilities such as overcrowding and a link between falling demand for Airbnb style short-term rental accommodation and an increase in long-term private rental housing availability.
01 December 2020

Strategic plan sets change in motion for Architecture, Design and Planning

The newly released 2020-2023 Strategic Plan for the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning details the path to continued innovation and thought leadership to build a sustainable future.
20 November 2020

Sydney has the most influential academics in Australia

Two academic rankings lists published recently cement the University of Sydney's position as a world leader in research.
18 November 2020

Over $1 million in ARC funding for our researchers

Researchers from the The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning have been awarded more than $1 million by the Australian Research Council (ARC) for new projects.
28 October 2020

Quality teaching spurs jump in Times subject rankings

The University shows strong performance in the Times Higher Education subject rankings.
07 October 2020

Dhuwarr: a celebration of Gomeroi grasses, grains and placemaking

For First Nations cultures of Australia, we are a collective of hundreds of countries, rich with connection to the earth. A new installation explores this understanding - a distinct approach that aims for meaningful cultural and knowledge exchange.
21 September 2020

Master of Architecture: your pathway to registration

Want to study architecture or the built environment? As one of Australia’s top-ranked schools in the field* we’ve got big news: we’re introducing a new Master of Architecture offering for 2021. Read about it here.
10 September 2020

Student spotlight: learning to think creatively and lead by design

Portia has always been “fascinated by the intersection of technology, people and business” leading her to pursue postgraduate studies in Design at the University of Sydney.
27 August 2020

Blurring the boundaries between art and architecture

Artist Chris Fox, today unveiled a new large-scale sculpture, Interchange Pavilion, in South Eveleigh's reimagined Village Square inspired by the site's industrious heritage and history of the area.
05 August 2020

"I'm not addicted!" Kids have a right to play - even digitally

Children adopt the word "addicted" to describe a game as fun or to say how long they played it. But adults use it as a pathology - and that can harm kids.