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Professor Oriel Prizeman shortlisted for prestigious Colvin prize

9 September 2022

Professor Oriel Prizeman’s publication The Carnegie Libraries of Britain: A Photographic Chronicle,  an output of the Shelf-Life project (Arts and Humanities Research Council), has been shortlisted for the award.

Mapping LGBTQ+ Housing experience across the UK and NI

Homelessness and LGBTQ+ People in Gwent project wins at Wales Online Diversity and Inclusion Awards 2022

17 August 2022

Lecturer in Urban Design Dr Neil Turnbull is part of the team that has won at the Wales Online Diversity and Inclusion Awards 2022.

The 'Wye Not Wood' team

MSc Sustainable Mega Buildings student part of winning team in the 2022 TDUK Southside Hereford University Design Challenge

8 August 2022

MSc Sustainable Mega Buildings student Deepak Sadhwani and his team 'Wye Not Wood' have won first prize in the 2022 TDUK Southside Hereford University Design Challenge.

Eduardo Fialho Guimaraes

Winner of the inaugural 2022 McCann Prize announced

3 August 2022

MSc Environmental Design of Buildings student Eduardo Fialho Guimaraes has won the inaugural McCann Prize 2022.

A Grangetown to grow up in

3 August 2022

Young people give their vision for a child-friendly community after COVID-19

8 portraits athletes from Cardiff University

Cardiff University students past and present competing at Commonwealth Games

28 July 2022

Many developed their passion and skills for their sports while in Cardiff

Photographs of Dan Tilbury and part of the Welsh School of Architecture's exhibition display

Sustainable design and sustainable practice

13 July 2022

Dan Tilbury, Welsh School of Architecture, explains the creation of a new 100% sustainable display system for the school's exhibition of student work.

Prize winners Haya Mohamed (L) and Helen Flynn (R)

The Welsh School of Architecture announces the 2022 prize winners for the Master of Design Administration (MDA) and the Diploma Professional Practice (DPP, the Part 3)

11 July 2022

The Welsh School of Architecture has announced the 2022 Society of Construction Law prize for the Master of Design Administration (MDA) and the Stanley Cox prize for the Diploma Professional Practice (DPP, the Part 3).

Crumlin Colliery

MArch II students exhibit their visions of a sustainable future for the Crumlin Navigation Colliery

4 July 2022

A public exhibition entitled: ‘’Carbon past, slow carbon futures: visions of a sustainable future for the Crumlin Navigation Colliery’ took place on Sunday 26 June.

Outside Novartis exhibition space with 36kW building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) system in Basel, Switzerland

MSc students from Environmental Design of Buildings and Sustainable Mega Buildings visit Zurich, Switzerland

17 June 2022

The students were guided through the technicalities and plant rooms of some of the most spectacular and forward-thinking buildings in the city.

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WSA Student Show 2022 launches on 24 June

13 June 2022

The WSA Student Show 2022 will launch a physical exhibition on 24 June, complimented with a Digital Festival between 20-24 June.

Grangetown community celebrates launch of the Grange Pavilion

25 May 2022

Day of celebration marks the completion of a £1.8m transformation of a derelict bowls pavilion into a thriving hub of community activity.

CircBED game

CircuBED project at the Festival of the New European Bauhaus

24 May 2022

Join CircuBED at the Festival of the New European Bauhaus on 9-12 June 2022 in Brussels

UCL and NGO partners from Uganda at the Welsh School of Architecture

WSA host UCL and NGO partners from Uganda in Cardiff collaborative workshop

23 May 2022

The purpose of the workshop was to understand the development industry in Kampala, Uganda.

Pupils from Abercanaid Primary School

EPSRC IAA Indoor Air Quality in Primary Schools Project pupils share their experiences

17 May 2022

The pupils from Abercanaid Primary School, one of the participated schools, shared their experiences in the project and what they have learned in the interactive workshops.

Double award success for Grange Pavilion

13 May 2022

‘Extraordinary’ Grange Pavilion picks up two Royal Society of Architects in Wales (RSAW) awards for bringing meaningful change to the Grangetown community.

Welsh School of Architecture 4th in the UK in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework

11 May 2022

The results confirm our position as a world-leading centre of excellence for architecture and the built environment.

LE-DR team

LE-DR Lab and HEDQF collaborate on Design Research and Student prize

11 May 2022

The LE-DR Lab is part of MA Architectural Design and aims to investigate the spatial, digital and organisational strategies that address the current challenges for higher education estates.

Map of London

WSA hosts online symposium ‘Epidemics, Planning and the City’

11 May 2022

The symposium was a product of the development of a special issue of the Planning Perspectives journal, guest edited by Professor Juliet Davis

Book signing

Urbanism Research and Scholarship group organise book signing and celebration event

10 May 2022

Staff are invited to join presentations and book signing to celebrate colleagues.