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What's your Grangetown?

10 October 2016

An opportunity to meet Cardiff University’s Community Gateway team to find out more about our work in Grangetown.

Plastic Bags

English shoppers ditch the carrier bag

29 September 2016

Study shows significant change in attitudes and behaviours of shoppers since the introduction of English carrier bag charge.

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Breaking bad habits

28 April 2016

Individuals who have just moved house are significantly less likely to travel to work by car

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.