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Welsh School of Architecture graduate Ross Hartland

WSA graduate Ross Hartland launches new practice 'Initiate'

10 May 2021

Ross's new practice hopes to bring new life, light and joy to the old, mundane or otherwise overlooked.

MA AD Synergetic Landscapes unit

Finding synergy between the natural and human worlds

27 April 2021

The MAAD Synergetic Landscapes unit has been working on design solutions to global and local challenges facing nature and wildlife.

Map of Kochi

Liveable Urbanism Design Studio to use crowdsourcing to create a GIS map of Kochi, India

22 April 2021

The project will map every single building and road in the city with help from the public.

Gardens and green space linked to better mental health during pandemic, study shows

16 April 2021

People with private gardens or living close to a public park reported better health outcomes during the first lockdown.

Grange Pavilion

Grange Pavilion wins at the Cardiff Property Awards

1 April 2021

Grange Pavilion wins the award for Civic Development.

Alice Brownfield

Graduate Alice Brownfield wins MJ Long Prize

15 March 2021

Prize awarded for work on Kiln Place in Camden.

Grangetown play lanes

Lanes transformed into safe, green child-friendly spaces

9 March 2021

Transforming lanes and alleyways into fun, green and safe spaces for children to play.

Spring School

Online tasters of “Passive Design” teaching from MSc Environmental Design of Buildings

25 February 2021

CPD taster session on Passive Cooling to be delivered by Dr Vicki Stevenson

Conversations with KM

Cardiff University in conversation with…Kevin McCloud (MBE)

23 February 2021

Dr Jo Patterson discusses sustainable housing with Kevin McCloud (MBE)

Synergetic Landscapes

MA Architectural Design unit ‘Synergetic Landscapes’ to take part in Sustainability Week

22 February 2021

MA AD unit to offer online sessions for Sustainability Week

Patrick O'Sullivan

Obituary for Patrick O’Sullivan, Former Chair of Architectural Science at the Welsh School of Architecture

22 February 2021

With great sadness the WSA wishes to report the death of former colleague Patrick O’Sullivan.

SOLCER House

Benefits of the UK’s first affordable energy positive house are confirmed

4 February 2021

Cardiff University researchers confirm the energy, money and carbon savings of the landmark SOLCER House

The public realm weaves the city together through interconnected spatial networks of public spaces that interface with the private realm, as here in Mumbai, India

Professor Aseem Inam awarded prestigious grant for leading-edge research on urbanism

11 January 2021

Professor Aseem Inam, Chair in Urban Design at the Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff University, has been awarded the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council's prestigious Research Networking Scheme Grant

Stock image of meat

Social media messages help reduce meat consumption

9 December 2020

New study shows success of direct messages sent via Facebook chat on reducing the amount of red and processed meat in our diets

Swansea retrofit houses

Dr Joanne Patterson to speak at key EU event disseminating Innovative Solutions for adapting to a Smart City

12 October 2020

The 18th European Week of Regions and Cities takes place between 5-22 October.

Dreamland: Samson

MArch student Jacques Doody receives highly commended postgraduate award in the AJ Student 2020 Awards

6 October 2020

The winning entry Dreamland: Samson creates a retreat for those with climate anxiety.

Constructing Excellence in Wales Awards

Swansea retrofit project shortlisted in the Constructing Excellence in Wales Awards

23 September 2020

WSA has two partnership projects shortlisted in the 2020 CEW awards.

Grange Pavilion

Former bowls pavilion transformed into thriving community space

11 September 2020

New building starts to welcome local groups

installation of polythene damp proof membrane during retrofit of church

Sustainable Building Conservation graduate’s dissertation is featured in the ICOMOS UK Bulletin

28 July 2020

SBC alumnus has dissertation featured in the ICOMOS Bulletin

Calypso's Hacienda

MArch II student wins 2020 Passivhaus Student Competition

27 July 2020

Dayana Anastasova wins 2020 competition