Built Environment

Architecture

Research with us<p>The School of Architecture and Built Environment operates an interdisciplinary research program. Our staff are active researchers who …

Australian Universities

3D-printed micro-neighbourhoods give shelter to the homeless, by Framlab

<b>new york city-based creative agency Framlab have proposed a solution to the city’s rising population of homeless people in a series of 3D-printed</b> …

Housing

Game On for A/E/C - DesignIntelligence

What The Design & Building Industry Can Learn From Video Game Designers<p>The design and building industry can learn from video game designers, who …

Augmented Reality

Ostasilor 8 / TAG Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The building in Ostașilor 8 is located in a diffuse, traditional urban fabric of central Bucharest, in …

Dark Progressivism: The Built Environment @ MOAH Lancaster

We need new terms and vocabulary to process current artistic trends. The world is still focused on modernism, and as such we’ve recycled its …

Art

How architecture shapes your identity and affects your brain

"There's something about a 150-foot ceiling that makes a man a different kind of man," remarked 20th century architect Louis Kahn, when he visited …

Cognitive Science

The Power of Place for Graduates in the Job Search

Where do graduates live and work? How much does the location matter in graduate choices? Research into graduate migration by Labour Market …

Employment

Changing perspectives on daylight: Science, technology, and culture

In the arc of history, cultural and technological shifts have estranged us from daylight. Today, Europeans and Americans spend on average 90% of …

Science

Winners of the 2017 Epson International Pano Awards

The top-scoring panoramic photos entered in the eighth Epson International Pano Awards have just been announced. The contest is meant to showcase the best work of panoramic photographers around the world. Organizers reported that they received 5,377 entries from 1,322 photographers in 71 countries …

Photojournalism

PaperSpace - Federation Square

Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment’s annual student exhibition showcases outstanding work from architecture and …

Education

India’s Built Environment Is A Goldmine Of Possibilities

Rapid population increase, global warming, depleting resources, and migration unprecedented in human history are some critical realities that …

Jan Gehl: “In The Last 50 Years, Architects Have Forgotten What a Good Human Scale Is”

<i>This interview was initially published in Spanish by City Manager as “Jan Gehl, ciudades para la gente.”</i><p>Jah Gehl is recognized as a follower of Jane …

Cities

California needs to rethink urban fire risk after tragedy

Fire devastated the wine country city of Santa Rose, California<p>This piece originally appeared on The Conversation.<p>We recently witnessed the wind-driven Tubbs fire blast its way through densely urbanized neighborhoods in Northern California, causing dozens of fatalities and thousands of home losses. …

Liberal View

Microbial biodiversity assessment of the European Space Agency’s ExoMars 2016 mission

Determining if life exists or ever existed beyond Earth is one of the most interesting scientific questions. Reports on numerous habitable planets …

European Space Agency

Can Better Planning Prevent California From Going up in Flames?

Blazes in California’s wine country reveal key policy gaps, and the need to rethink urban fire risk.<p>We recently witnessed the wind-driven Tubbs fire blast its way through densely urbanized neighborhoods in Northern California, causing dozens of fatalities and thousands of home losses. This tragic …

Zoning

Shadow Ventures

Why We Exist<p>Shadow Ventures was founded by serial entrepreneur and investor KP Reddy. The mission of Shadow Ventures is to invest in Seed stage …

The Science Of Buildings

Science is a tool, which has been used to help commercial industries become more effective and productive. Its influence is everywhere from …

Construction

California needs to rethink urban fire risk after wine country tragedy

We recently witnessed the wind-driven Tubbs fire blast its way through densely urbanized neighborhoods in Northern California, causing dozens of …

Zoning

Violence in the US isn’t just tragic—it’s a public health crisis

Like most Americans, I’m incredibly saddened by the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Not just because of the unnecessary loss of life, but because the escalating violence in this country is starting to feel like our new normal. As a parent, and as a doctor, I spend long days easing fears and finding …

Big Ideas

Students building careers with Watpac cadetships

Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment is collaborating with national company Watpac to give students practical experience …

Australian Universities

How the built environment impacts healthy ageing

Streetscapes, cafes, buses and planes aren't set up to deal with the ageing population explosion, however older people can advocate change to their …

Australian Universities

No – not all dogs are good for your microbiome …

Epidemiological and other studies have shown that, on average, having a dog is correlated to some possible health benefits (e.g., see this). And some …

Microbiome

The road to good health is paved with walking, biking, and transit

Driving is often a miserable experience that leaves people isolated and physically deprived<p>Yet, on average, Americans commute 50 minutes daily and 90 …

Cities

claudio beltrame’s egg-shaped treehouse offers panoramic views of the italian alps

the treehouse is made of two structures that are developed on three separate levels, and raised ten meters above ground.The post claudio beltrame’s …

Panoramic Photography

CHAMPAIGN

The Responsive Architecture Lab (RAL) at the Illinois School of Architecture is a research and design collaborative that explores the various ways in …

Archifest 2017: Building Agency

Initiated by the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) in 2007, Archifest is a citywide celebration architecture and the built environment aiming …

Singapore

Philadelphia plans to cut emissions from city buildings, buy all renewables | StateImpact Pennsylvania

Emma Lee / WHYY<p>Patrick Whittaker of Solar States installs solar panels on the roof of a home in Bryn Mawr.<p>Philadelphia officials on Wednesday unveiled a plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, reduce energy use from the built environment and use 100 percent renewable energy to power …

Renewable Energy

Richard Rogers challenges Prince Charles to public debate over built environment

<i></i>Richard Rogers has challenged Prince Charles to engage in public debate over Britain’s built environment after claiming he knows of five developers …

Royal Family

Sustainable cities? Australia's building and planning rules stand in the way of getting there

Australia’s building and land-use policy settings fall well short of what’s needed to make meaningful progress toward creating sustainable cities.<p>You …

Sustainability

In Light of the Election, Seattle Design Fest Is Questioning the Idea of Power

Produced by Design in Public, the Seattle Design Festival aspires to reveal and explain the reach of design in our lives through two weeks of …

Seattle