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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.

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Facilities

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

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Industry and research collaborations

Our productive research links with practice, industry and universities worldwide have led to significant contributions beyond academia.

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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
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Professor Oriel Prizeman shortlisted for prestigious Colvin prize

9 September 2022

Professor Oriel Prizeman’s publication The Carnegie Libraries of Britain: A Photographic Chronicle,  an output of the Shelf-Life project (Arts and Humanities Research Council), has been shortlisted for the award.

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.