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Our diverse range of research centres reflects the varied interests and achievements of our staff.

Staff may be affiliated to one or more centres, which allows them the flexibility to pursue a range of interests and maximise interdisciplinary working.

Design Research Unit Wales (DRUw)

Our work spans design-based research and consultancy commissions, addressing low carbon design, landscape and placemaking.

Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI)

Set up in 2008 as a research networking group, LCRI’s activities have been taken forward by the Energy Systems Research Institute.

Practice, Research and Advancement in South Asian Design and Architecture (PRASADA)

We study the architectural traditions of South Asia and its Diaspora.

Centre for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment (SuDoBE)

We work with BRE Group to promote sustainable design in Wales, the UK and internationally.

Centre for Sustainable Building Conservation

We address critical challenges for the future care of built heritage with respect to climate change, social and environmental sustainability.