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09 September 2022

Barangaroo is a masterclass in planning as deal-making

Professor Dallas Rogers and Associate Professor Cameron Logan from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning examine how the redevelopment of the Barangaroo precinct on Sydney Harbour is a "world-leading example of unsolicited urbanism".
31 August 2022

What will future cities and regions look like?

Cities and regions are at a precipice. Leading researchers, practitioners, community advocates and industry heads come together in this year's Festival of 'Future' Urbanism to debate the threats and opportunities facing our cities and regional areas through live and online events, podcasts and films.
16 August 2022

How can we rethink our cities so children can get around safely?

Rebecca Clements from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning explores the contrasts between Japan and Australia when it comes to letting children travel safely around their neighbourhoods on their own.
10 August 2022

Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship winner to explore remote Australia’s cultural spaces

Kate Goodwin has been awarded the 2022 Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship, allowing her to undertake research examining indigenous art centres in the Northern Territory and their function as spaces serving artists, visitors and the local community.

03 August 2022

Embedding First Nations perspectives in architecture

Embracing First Nations ideas about Country is key to the future of architecture in Australia, says Dr Michael Mossman, Associate Dean Indigenous in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning.

01 August 2022

Academics unite to create more sustainable cities

Academics from some of the world's top institutions will come together in August to brainstorm ideas to create more sustainable cities and communities.
18 July 2022

Living well in the big city

The inaugural Garry and Susan Rothwell Chairs in Architectural Design Leadership, Anne Lacaton and Jean Philippe Vassal, will be visiting Sydney for the first time since their appointment in 2020. The visit will culminate with a public lecture on 28 July.
09 June 2022

Sydney 41st in world in QS rankings

The University of Sydney continues to perform strongly in the highly regarded QS World University Rankings, ranking 41st in the world.
07 June 2022

Sydney's Three Cities - a flawed vision?

Research by the University of Sydney's School of Architecture, Design and Planning into Sydney's metropolitan strategic plan, A Metropolis of Three Cities, finds that although a step in the right direction, flaws exist in several policies.
26 May 2022

Smart Regional Spaces: Ready, Set, Go!

A partnership project between the Department of Regional NSW, University of Sydney and UNSW has launched today to help regional councils become 'smart spaces' through custom-designed training, digital tools and strategy development support.