School of Design


Western Building Construction Walls 
Ingrid Van Bremen, Honorary Research Fellow at UWA, releases the second book in the series Western Building Construction. The series provides an introduction to the evolution of building construction in WA from 1829 to 1930. The book on Walls is set out in five chapters dealing with timber frame construction, earth walls, stonework, brickwork, and concrete and steel.  Detailed descriptions of wall repair projects carried out on a selection of nine significant buildings are included in the appendix volume provided on CD. The limited edition book is available on line via .  Both book 1, Roofs and Book 2, Walls are available directly from Ground Floor, Cullity Gallery, Ph: 6488 2582.   

Bali Studio - UWA student international experience

Interview Professor John Fawcett and Paul Trinidad, Academic Director Bali Studio  

Professor Fawcett discusses overcoming IMPOSSIBLE to change peoples lives, to restore sight to impoverished people in Indonesia.

Future West

Future West Magazine

Future West (Australian Urbanism) is a biannual publication that addresses the need for a conscientious debate about architecture, planning, culture, and society across Western Australia and beyond. It looks towards the future of urbanism, taking Perth and Western Australia as its reference point. Are there clues to be found in the west that can inform better city-making around the world?


Studio student

ARTLAAB is a street front laboratory, located within the Masonic Contemporary building, and is set up as a dynamic and responsive space for students, staff and alumni and broader community to exchange in ideas about art. It is intended for development and testing ideas with public engagement. 

Studio student

Read about the latest happenings at UWA and what our alumni are up to. If you're interested you can subscribe to receive quarterly updates.

Design studio for school students
Studio student

Our annual Studio introduces high school students to the design at UWA. It is held during the January school holidays and covers architecture, landscape architecture, integrated design and visual arts through intense tuition sessions with our academic staff.