Australia university shortlisted for award

Award looks at completed world-class urban designs that transform old structures into useful modern buildings.

    For its role in turning a psychiatric hospital's heating and laundry room to a creative space for students, a university in Sydney is on the shortlist for 'Urban Design Project of the Year.'

    The award looks at completed world-class urban designs that transform old structures into useful modern buildings like the project in the University of Western Sydney.

    The World Architecture News will announce the winner this week.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney.


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