UNSW Built Environment: DesignTECH 2010

8 03 2011

UNSW Faculty of Built Environment is conducting a series of workshops this week as part of DesignTECH 2010 at the Powerhouse Museum.

DesignTECH is an exhibition of major design projects from HSC design and technology students.

Year 11 and 12 students studying design and technology at high schools across NSW have been invited to attend the workshops

UNSW Built Environment Faculty will present to the students concepts in design sustainability, and how they can incorporate sustainability in their thought and design process.   Design professionals,  HSC teachers and markers will also be available to inspire students about careers in design; and to help students understand how they will be marked for design and technology in the HSC.

There will be 10 presentations given by UNSW Built Environment over 5 days to approximately 500 students.

For a snapshot of the works currently being exhibited at DesignTECH 2010, please follow the below link.

DesignTECH 2010: pre-visit exhibition slide show

The DesignTECH exhibition is available for public viewing at the Powerhouse Museum until 1 May 2011.

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UNSW Built Environment: DG Student Design Competition 2011

17 02 2011

The DG Student Design Competition 2011 is now calling for entries. This year’s challenge is to design a cover for an imaginary issue of DG magazine with the theme “Images of the Decade”. Students can choose the decade for their design.

Students are encouraged to capture the cultural flavour and essence of their chosen decade through one or more images.

The subject can be approached from many angles, such as:

  • Cultural references
  • News and current events
  • Fashion
  • Technology
  • Architecture
  • Music
  • Science
  • Sport

The CALL FOR ENTRIES form can be downloaded here

DEADLINE for all entries is 30 April 2011

For more information on the competition, please visit the DG Design Network website