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Welsh School of Architecture

The distinctiveness of our School lies in our tradition of combining creativity with a focus on making, our research portfolio, calibre of staff and unique location.

Courses

We offer the qualifications needed to become a registered architect.

Robotic Arm

Facilities

Our facilities include an architectural robotics lab, a workshop, media lab, library and a digital fabrications lab.

Students on an industrial visit

Industry and research collaborations

We have productive research links with practice, industry and with universities in other countries that have led to significant contributions beyond academia.

WSA engagement

Engagement

Our engagement ventures see us working with communities, industry, professional bodies, schools and national and international partners.


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Though our research and teaching cover a wide spectrum of topics and aspects of architecture, our mission as a School is to contribute to the creation of a built environment that enhances people’s lives now while contributing to the wellbeing of future generations.

Juliet Davis Head of the Welsh School of Architecture
Outside Novartis exhibition space with 36kW building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) system in Basel, Switzerland

MSc students from Environmental Design of Buildings and Sustainable Mega Buildings visit Zurich, Switzerland

17 June 2022

The students were guided through the technicalities and plant rooms of some of the most spectacular and forward-thinking buildings in the city.

REF assesses the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. The impact of our research and environment in which we work at Cardiff University were integral to our REF 2021 submission.