Latest News 2014

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21st Anniversary fund launched to provide 50% fees Scholarships to support Home and EU PG Study @ WSA in 2014-15.

The Welsh School of Architecture (WSA) has been awarded funding by the University to enable us to offer 50% fees scholarships to excellent home and EU students applying to study on our PGT programmes.
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New head of School at the WSA

Forty years since first arriving at the Welsh School of Architecture as an undergraduate from Northern Ireland, Christopher Tweed now takes the helm as its head. As Head of School, Professor Christopher Tweed will oversee all of the School's research and teaching activities.
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MA Urban Design receives Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors accreditation

The Cardiff MA Urban Design has just received Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accreditation, effective from September 2012.
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WEST energy courses
WEST launches energy courses with cross-country roadshow

The Low Carbon Research Institute's (LCRI) Welsh Energy Sector Training (WEST) project embarked on a cross-country tour around Wales in November to promote the launch of its new training courses.
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Building Research & Information Article in the top 10 Most Read

Taylor & Francis online has listed,'City futures: exploring urban retrofit and sustainable transitions' paper by, Malcolm Eames, Tim Dixon, Tim May & Miriam Hunt as being top 10 in two categories: 'design' and 'building and construction'.
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MSc student wins EI prize
WSA MSc student wins EI prize

Charlotte Booth from the Building Energy and Environmental Performance Modelling MSc at WSA won first prize in the Student Presentation Competition with the South West and South Wales (SW&SW) branch of the Energy Institute.
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Urban Retrofitting book
New book explores urban retrofitting for sustainability to 2050

Although new zero-carbon buildings are an important part of any low carbon transition, but in existing cities it must occur alongside the transformation of the current building stock and infrastructure. Including contributions from experts in systems dynamics, governance, urban design, renewable energy technologies and water management, the book aims to illuminate some of the key changes and challenges that lay ahead as part of a transition to a sustainable built environment.
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