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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.

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

Federico Wulff and Chris Whitman (WSA) with Renato D'Alencon, Director of International of the School of Architecture of the Universidad Catolica of Chile-UC

Senior Lecturer in Architectural and Urban Design Dr Federico Wulff supports national heritage preservation during visit to Chile

15 February 2023

Dr Wulff was in the country as an international expert member of the Advisory Board for the Regeneration of the campus at the University of Santiago de Chile-USACH.

Fangyi Ke

MA Architectural Design student Fangyi Ke wins prestigious LDA Design Bursary with ‘House of Cards’

26 January 2023

The project seeks to unite Cardiff’s diverse home and international student body through purposeful empathy in urban design.

Mohammed Alghafis receiving the Jeffrey Cook Award

Research student Mohammed Alghafis awarded the Jeffrey Cook Travel Award for his original research

1 December 2022

Mohammed‘s research focuses on recording and evaluating the thermal performance and thermal comfort perceptions of residents in vernacular and contemporary single-family houses in Al-Qassim, Saudi Arabia.

Dr Eshrar Latif and Hadleigh Hobbs, Managing Director at Wellspring Homes

Dr Eshrar Latif wins an industrial research consultancy grant to test bio-based building materials

22 November 2022

The research will be based around the performance of bio-based building materials in new build houses.

The LCBE team at the Welsh Housing Awards 2022

Low Carbon Built Environment (LCBE) team win two awards at the Welsh Housing Awards

21 November 2022

The Awards celebrate good practice in the housing sector in Wales, celebrating creativity, passion and innovation.

David Lea memorial event

WSA and RSAW host David Lea memorial event and exhibition

16 November 2022

The memorial event was held to celebrate and remember David Lea and his significant contribution to architecture.

MA AD students at the Deptford X Exhibition

MA Architectural Design students take part in Deptford Arts Festival exhibition and panel discussion

28 September 2022

Selected work of postgraduate students from the MA Architectural Design (MA AD) programme at the Welsh School of Architecture was exhibited at the festival.

Long Eaton Library

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.