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Indonesia summer project

27 April 2016

Following the success of last year's project, 'PLAYSCAPE', we have sourced new opportunities to engage with communities and introduce fun and stimulating design interventions in both Bali, and Cipanas in Indonesia.

Illustration from the learning and teaching research pack

Introduction to Architecture Learning and Teaching Resource Packs

7 January 2016

BSc in Architectural Studies interns have developed Introduction to Architecture Learning and Teaching resources packs for the Welsh Baccalaureate and Key Stage 1.

Two women standing outside with holding buckets on their heads.

Orkidstudio – Zambia Design for Health project 2016

7 January 2016

This project considers the impact of good design on health and well being and will challenge students to grapple with issues facing health care provision in remote and deprived communities.

Student demonstrating construction techniques to a local woman

Orkidstudio – Cameroon Kuk Project 2015

7 January 2016

The Kuk Project (formerly CAMAAY) took place in September 2015 with Undergraduate students from the Welsh School of Architecture and the School of Engineering.

The team outside Grangetown Pavillion

Community Gateway – Grange Pavilion Project

22 October 2015

Community Gateway is working with Architecture and Business School students and community partners to explore a wide range of ideas for transforming the vacant Grange Gardens Bowls Pavilion into a community hub.

Concrete back yard

Green roofs for Pollinators

22 October 2015

School staff have supported Julian Rees of Pollen8 in his successful bid for funding, which will enable a number of green roofs to be planted in South Wales, providing safe habitat and forage for pollinators.

Community Gateway project

Community Gateway

10 October 2015

Community Gateway aims to develop long-term, equal and mutually beneficial partnerships between Cardiff University and Grangetown residents and those organisations which serve them.

Monopoly houses and hotels

Building with nature to make our cities greener

19 August 2015

‘Green infrastructure’ project aims to make urban areas more sustainable

Solcer House

‘Smart’ carbon positive energy house

16 July 2015

Energy efficient design means more energy for the national grid

Professor Phil Jones talking at the event.

College leads international energy event in Brussels

22 May 2015

Supported by the College’s EU team, the Energy Systems Research Institute has held a networking event in Brussels to encourage new links between academia and business.