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Accolades and recognition

Our research is held in high esteem across the world as demonstrated by the number of important prizes academic staff and their work have been awarded in recent years.

Awards include:

  • German International Design Award 2017, RIBA Regional Award 2017, and RIBA National Award for Walmer Yard (Professor Peter Salter)
  • Leading Wales Award and Sir Professor David Watson International Award for community–university partnerships, 2017 (Community Gateway, Professor Mhairi McVicar)
  • The International Council of Museums in Egypt for Best Practice of Museum Research and Engagement for the Belle Epoque Cairo Museums Itinerary 2017 (Professor Magda Sibley)
  • UK Buildings and Energy Efficiency Awards and the Cynnal Cymru Awards 2015 for SOLCER (Professor Phil Jones and colleagues)
  • The Chartered Institute of Housing award 2015 (Dr Ed Green)
  • The CIBSE Carter Bronze Medal 2017 (Professor Ian Knight)
  • The Constructing Excellence in Wales Innovation Award for ‘Rightsizing’, also Highly Commended at The National Constructing Excellence Awards 2020 (Professor Wayne Forster)
  • 2018 Emerging Scholar Award by the Spaces & Flows Research Network (Dr Nastaran Peimani)
  • PLEA 2018 Merit Award for best Technical Paper (Dr. Chris Whitman)
  • 2019 Young CAADRIA Award (Davidová)
  • The European Commission Europa Nostra Heritage Award 2019 (Dr. Federico Wulff)

Exhibitions and conferences

In recent years, we have exhibited work at high-profile exhibitions and venues, including the Museum of Urban History of Barcelona (Wulff) and the Venice Biennale (Salter, Wulff).

We have hosted several international conferences including  Smart Energy Regions (2016), Generosity (2018), Sustainable Built Environment (2020), and the Association of Architectural Educators Conference, 2023.