Walking Tour: Waterloo Housing Estate
Aug
12
10:30am10:30am

Walking Tour: Waterloo Housing Estate

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The Waterloo estate has cultural, historical and architectural significance. Tenants and University researchers from the Waterloo Public Housing Action Group (WPHAG) will lead a tour of the estate. This is an important opportunity to hear from tenants as the decision on the future of their housing is imminent.

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Insights from the Urban Housing Lab: Researchers and Practitioners in Conversation
Aug
10
6:00pm 6:00pm

Insights from the Urban Housing Lab: Researchers and Practitioners in Conversation

  • Sydney Nanoscience Hub (SNH), Lecture Theatre 4002 (Messel) (map)
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Official welcome by the Minister for Planning Hon. MP Anthony Roberts. In this session, Professor Nicole Gurran, the University of Sydney, draws on recent Lab projects. Followed by a discussion with Dr Deborah Dearing, Greater Sydney Commission, Gavin Tonnet, Stockland and Ned Cutcher, Tenants’ Union of NSW.

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Study with us
Aug
10
5:00pm 5:00pm

Study with us

  • Sydney Nanoscience Hub (SNH), Lecture Theatre 4002 (Messel) (map)
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Come and meet with our academic program directors and alumni to find out more about the programs available at the University of Sydney in Urban and Regional Planning, Heritage Conservation, Urban Design or the Masters of Urbanism.

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Aug
9
6:00pm 6:00pm

Western Sydney University - Heritage in North Parramatta

An event presented by Western Sydney University, five speakers Associate Professor Awais Piracha and Associate Professor Emma Watson Western Sydney University, James Adcock, UrbanGrowth NSW and Professor Hans Detlef Kammeier  and a local community member will frame the historical significance of the North Parramatta heritage precinct.

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 Pop Up Justice Reflecting on Relationships in the Temporary City
Aug
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

Pop Up Justice Reflecting on Relationships in the Temporary City

  • Sydney Nanoscience Hub (SNH), Lecture Theatre 4002 (Messel) (map)
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Join Associate Professor Lee Stickells, University of Sydney, Amelia Thorpe UNSW and Timothy Moore, Sibling Architecture. Copresented with Sydney Ideas and in conversation with Professor Ann Forsyth the Director ofthe Urban Planning Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

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Wild food Walk
Aug
6
10:00am10:00am

Wild food Walk

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A nearby park or grassy verge may be an unexpected place for urban food production. Join prominent forager and cultural worker Diego Bonetto for a walk along the Cooks River. Learn how suitable plant species selection in streets, parks and urban redevelopments can influence the health, biodiversity and sustainability of our communities. 

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Walking Tour: The Track (event time change to advertised program)
Aug
5
2:00pm 2:00pm

Walking Tour: The Track (event time change to advertised program)

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A pedestrian artery for twenty thousand years; the ancient walking track from Circular Quay to the fresh water spring known as the Tank Stream is now Sydney's meandering George Street spine. Charles Darwin's 1836 narrative along the same path will inflect our journey as we examine the city and reflect on Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore's transformative urban strategies.

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Emergent cities
Aug
3
6:30pm 6:30pm

Emergent cities

  • Wilkinson Building, Lecture Theatre 250 (map)
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City Size and Inequality: Dr Somwrita Sarkar, the University of Sydney.

Barangaroo: Machiavellian megaproject or erosion of intent? Join Mike Harris, the University of Sydney.

Smart Cities: Dr Tooran Alizadeh, the University of Sydney.

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The Festival of Urbanism iv and City Road Podcast Launch
Jul
31
6:00pm 6:00pm

The Festival of Urbanism iv and City Road Podcast Launch

  • Sydney Nanoscience Hub (SNH), Lecture Theatre 4002 (Messel) (map)
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How do we navigate the post-truth landscape? Join Dr Elizabeth Farrelly (UNSW) and Professor Peter Phibbs, the University of Sydney as they fact check current urban planning debates and launch The Festival of Urbanism iv. Official launch address from Richard Miles University of Sydney, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education - Enterprise and Engagement).

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