Swayn Open Research

The Alastair Swayn Foundation is committed to information sharing and transparency of research the research it funds. We believe that research supported by the Foundation should be made discoverable and readily accessible online. The Swayn Open Research repository provides a place for researchers to promptly have their findings published on an open access basis, to benefit the architecture and design community.

By Daniel Sandford

Suburban Heat

An Examination of the Urban Heat Island Effect in Canberra, through an In-Depth Analysis of the Suburb of Wright and a Review of ACT Government Policy

Published 08/03/2022
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By Cassidy Baas

Living Together

The Role of Shared Living in Canberra’s Future Urban Design

Published 02/03/2022
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By Marko Torbarina

The Future of the Canberra Suburb

An Exploration of Canberra’s Inner Suburbia and the Possibilities for its Densification

Published 09/02/2022
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By Daniel Schorn

Canberra’s Urban Soundscape

Identifying and reviewing the regulatory environment and mapping the existing Canberran urban soundscape to create visualisation tools to define acoustic uses and planning for the future

Published 31/05/2020
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By Cornelius Pau — 2019 Alastair Swayn Intern

Could Build-to-Rent be an ACT housing affordability measure?

Observations on the potential of the Build to Rent model to address affordability goals outlined in the ACT Housing Strategy 2018

Published 31/05/2020
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The Alastair Swayn Foundation respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Custodians on the land of which we work, the Ngunnawal people of the ACT. We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay respect to Elders past, present, and emerging.

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