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CIBSE Technical Symposium 2024

The Welsh School of Architecture hosts 2024 International CIBSE Technical Symposium.

7 May 2024

The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) chose Cardiff to host their annual technical symposium.

University research and innovation celebrated at St David’s Day European event

3 March 2024

The university has showcased examples of its leading research and innovation at St David’s Day Brussels 2024 programme.

Welsh School of Architecture strengthens relationships with priority partner Dalian University of Technology through visits

26 February 2024

Two delegations from Dalian University visited the Welsh School of Architecture in early 2024.

Populous funds full-time PhD studentship looking into how stadium design can support progress to net zero

26 February 2024

Populous, a global leader in stadium design, is funding a full-time PhD with the Welsh School of Architecture.

New partnership agreement signed with the School of Planning and Architecture in Delhi

26 February 2024

The new agreement will strengthen our relationship and foster knowledge exchange across both research and education.

Architecture for Kids podcast created by design tutor Antonio Capelao exceeds 1500 downloads

31 January 2024

Architecture for Kids is a podcast series focused on project-based learning and co-design practices with children and young people to engage with the built environment.

Cardiff University consortium wins new grant for exploring social learning spaces on university campuses

19 January 2024

Dr Hiral Patel shares in winning a Universities Design Forum Grant alongside Cardiff University colleague Dr Katherine Quinn

A young girl with the European Union flag draped over her back

Cardiff University lends expertise to new Horizon Europe project

9 January 2024

Researchers to support NextGenerationEU recovery plan

Primary school-aged children pose with photocopies of Christmas light designs

Architecture design tutor helps kids light up Soho, London for Christmas

20 December 2023

Soho Kids Xmas Lights project enters its third year with this year’s focus on light, identity of place, and fashion

Aerial photograph of South Wales community.

Enhancing UK research and innovation clusters

6 October 2023

Cardiff projects to deliver benefits for regional and local economies and communities

Model Stokes Croft

WSA students gift model to Stokes Croft community

1 September 2023

Welsh School of Architecture students gifted a model to the Stokes Croft community in Bristol as part of the 3rd year studio unit led by Professor Aseem Inam

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“Adapt” WSA Student Exhibition 2023 launches at Bute Building

1 September 2023

The Welsh School of Architecture held a highly successful and vibrant launch on Friday June 23rd of its 2023 Exhibition, titled ‘Adapt.’

Semi-detached social housing retrofitted with solar panels, insulation, battery storage, ventilation and an air source heat pump.

Fit for the future: remodelling homes to push beyond net zero

1 September 2023

Researchers work with communities in Bristol and Swansea to co-design energy efficient and low carbon housing

Exhibition space at Cardiff University’s Bute building.

University to host CIBSE technical symposium 2024 with focus on delivering buildings and defining performance for a net zero future

22 August 2023

Event to welcome industry, academic and policy networks to Welsh School of Architecture

People are holding banner signs while they are going to a demonstration against climate change - stock photo

Millennials and Gen-Z have higher rates of climate worry

5 July 2023

Research finds that younger people experience more fear, guilt and outrage over the impact of climate change.

Three women holding copies of the Community Voices Cardiff report.

Not "hard to reach": investment and inclusion key to doing community consultation differently, report finds

13 June 2023

Community Voices Cardiff report part of AHRC-funded UK-wide research project, Community Consultation for Quality of Life

Children’s University visits Welsh School of Architecture

Passport to the City: Cardiff Children’s University visit the Welsh School of Architecture

2 May 2023

A scheme designed to encourage and develop a love of learning in children continues in its success.

Dr Federico Wulff and Dr Mamuna Iqbal lead Heritage for Development to develop and reactivate heritage sites for deprived communities in Pakistan

3 April 2023

Visiting the Walled City of Lahore, Dr Federico Wulff applied Architectural and Urban Design-Research methods to develop urban and architectural reactivation projects.

The Welsh School of Architecture’s Low Carbon Built Environment (LCBE) team holding three trophies on stage at the National CIBSE Performance Awards 2023.

Low Carbon Built Environment (LCBE) team wins Building Performance Champion at 2023 CIBSE Awards

10 March 2023

Welsh School of Architecture’s Low Carbon Built Environment (LCBE) team took the most prestigious award of the evening, as well as two further awards for Best Collaboration and Domestic Project of the Year

Hot and bothered cows get £1.24 million study

10 March 2023

The Welsh School of Architecture are collaborating on a new project which seeks to mitigate the problem of dairy cow heat stress