Qian Yun Say with Steve Sutton from Boral Midland Brick

Prize-winning students recognised

Friday, 10 May 2013

Eighteen of ALVA's top students from 2012 were recognised for their exceptional work in both practical and theoretical subjects at the Annual Prize-Giving Ceremony and Exhibition opening held last night.

CapiTHETICAL competition commendation for AUDRC

Friday, 15 March 2013

Winners of the CAPITheticAL competition, a Centenary of Canberra project administered by the Australian Institute of Architects, were announced last night. The Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC)’s entry by Dr Julian Bolleter and Professor Richard Weller received a commendation.

Report co-authored by AUDRC aims to transform Perth

Friday, 15 March 2013

The Australian Urban Design Research Centre has co-authored a report with the Australian Greens and the Property Council of Australia proposing that redevelopment of seven major urban transport corridors in Perth is an intelligent way to achieve residential infill targets.

Thur Pei Mak with her award

Architecture graduate wins top Malaysian award

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Master of Architecture graduate Thur Pei Mak was recently awarded the inaugural Tan Sri Chan Sau Lai Architecture Award by the Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM).

Attackers from space to help launch LUMINOUSnight

Friday, 1 February 2013

A giant spaceship will hover over The University of Western Australia's Reid Library, a weird one-eyed flying creature will guard UWA's new Centenary sundial, and a swarm of space invaders will threaten the University Club - but only in ‘augmented reality'.

Laura Thwaites accepting her prize

Landscape Architecture student wins WA Water Award

Thursday, 6 December 2012

On Friday 30 November at a gala dinner at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, final year Landscape Architecture student, Laura Thwaites, was awarded the WA Undergraduate Water Prize (as part of the Australian Water Association (AWA) Water Awards 2012).

Students working together

Yr 11 students wanted for Summer Design Studio 2013

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Current Yr 11 students with an interest in architecture, urban design or landscape architecture are being invited to take part in the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts' (ALVA) Summer Schools' Studio 2013.

Perth Arena

Enthralling memories unveil secrets of new Arena

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Rare insights into the demolition of the iconic Perth Entertainment Centre and intriguing ideas behind the futuristic design of new Perth Arena are revealed in an impressive exhibition at the Australian Urban Design Research Centre - affiliated with The University of Western Australia - opening in Perth on Friday (November 2).

Perth Arena interior

Arena secrets rise from ghost of Perth Entertainment Centre

Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Rare insights into the demolition of the iconic Perth Entertainment Centre and intriguing ideas behind the design of new Perth Arena will be revealed in an exhibition at the Australian Urban Design Research Centre - affiliated with The University of Western Australia - during November.

ALVA's designs for a 22nd century

ALVA goes to Venice

Friday, 14 September 2012

By Sally-Ann Jones

Designs for a 22nd century metropolis - created by staff, graduates and students of our Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts - are on display in one of the world's oldest cities, Venice.

Flexible, green living a double winner for UWA pair

Friday, 14 September 2012

A developer's strong environmental consciousness and the skill of a duo of architects who are both UWA graduates proved a winning combination, not once but twice.

UWA Professor Anas Ghadouani and Monash University Professor Tony Wong

Researchers to tap ideas for water sensitive cities

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

The impact of stormwater management on local wetlands and urban design will be the main focus for review as State and local governments, business, industry and The University of Western Australia prepares to launch new research that will guide water management reform in Western Australia.

Preparing for a concert in the West Bank

ALVA Honours student brings music to the West Bank

Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Immersing himself in the Arab culture of the West Bank was a perfect springboard into his art studies for Honours student Joshua Baker.

Rainwater harvesting the right solution

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Councils and developers need to consider the "suburb" as a giant piece of water collection infrastructure; a collective system for water management argues Matthew Delroy-Carr, sessional academic at the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts.

Advanced Timber Concepts Research Centre closed

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

The Advanced Timber Concepts Research Centre (ATC) in the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts was established to administer the research work associated with a joint venture between The University of Western Australia and the Forest Products Commission.  The agreement expired in December 2010 and the ATC Research Centre has now closed.

Cullity Gallery

Mid-Year Exhibition on now

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

The Mid-Year Exhibition of student work is on at UWA's Cullity Gallery until Wednesday 11 July, 2012.

Prizewinner Craig McCormack (l) with prize donor representative David Gulland fr

Top students recognised

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Seventeen of ALVA’s top students from 2011 were recognised for their exceptional work in both practical and theoretical subjects at the Annual Prize-Giving Ceremony and exhibition opening held on Thursday 10 May.

Image of The Met hotel in Bangkok designed by WOHA

"Breathing Architecture" lecture by leading international architect Richard Hassell

Thursday, 17 May 2012

The Inaugural Dean's Lecture was held on 30 April at the University Club. The Lecture ‘Breathing Architecture for the 21st Century' was presented by Richard Hassell, Founding Director of WOHA in Singapore and Adjunct Professor of Architecture at UWA.

UWA library reopens after severe hailstorm damage

Friday, 23 March 2012

Education Minister Elizabeth Constable today reopened The University of Western Australia's Education, Fine Arts and Architecture Library, after it was severely damaged during Perth's freak 2010 hailstorm.

House designed by Brian Klopper

Architectural innovator recognised

Thursday, 15 March 2012

A retrospective body of work of renowned architect Brian Klopper is being presented in an upcoming exhibition at UWA.