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2021

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12 June 2021

Where can a degree in design take you?

Sydney design graduates are in high demand. Their skills in design thinking coupled with technical skills make them highly sought after by a range of employers, from digital startups to major multinational corporations.
11 June 2021

Realising the aspiration of 30-minute cities in Australia

Researchers from the University of Sydney's School of Architecture, Design and Planning have used new data sources and tools to develop a novel framework that could be the key to realising Australia's ambition of 30-minute cities.
27 May 2021

Key workers pushed out of Sydney and Melbourne by high housing costs

Only two local government areas across greater Sydney and one in Melbourne have a median house price that is affordable to key workers on moderate incomes, according to new research led by Sydney's School of Architecture, Design and Planning.
24 May 2021

Students create platform to report sexual harassment, bullying in law firms

A group of students at the University of Sydney have developed Confidant - an online platform where users can anonymously report and seek redress and support for bullying and sexual harassment in law firms.
24 May 2021

Sydney Nano delivers high-speed smart sensing for Australian Defence

Professor Ben Eggleton's team at Project Jericho combined scientific skills from the School of Physics with design excellence from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning to develop the prototype in just three months.
07 May 2021

Sydney alumna makes a career at leading architectural studio

Jamileh Jahangiri speaks to the importance of architecture’s communal value beyond design and construction.
30 April 2021

Dogs are good for us, and for our cities

Dogs are good for us, and good for our cities. However research from the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning shows that in Australian cities experiencing an increase in apartment living, dogs are being left behind. A webinar explores how we can ensure our cities remain pet friendly.
22 April 2021

Penelope Seidler AM awarded honorary doctorate

Australian architect, Penelope Seidler AM has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Sydney in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the field of architecture, the arts and the wider community.
21 April 2021

Sydney continues to excel in global impact rankings

University continues to excel in 2021 Times Higher Education Impact rankings which measure an institution's research, outreach and stewardship against UN Sustainable Development Goals.
14 April 2021

Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureates lead symposium

Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning (SADP) will host the inaugural Rothwell Chair Symposium this April. Curated by SADP and Rothwell Co-Chairs, the 2021 Pritzker Prize Laureates, Lacaton & Vassal, the symposium will focus on international and local social and affordable housing design.