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Creative students make their mark on the Centre for Student Life

14 September 2021

Original artwork to represent services offered in new University landmark

Swansea bungalow retrofit

LCBE project shortlisted for the 2021 Housing Awards

9 September 2021

The award aims to reward programmes or projects which can clearly demonstrate how they have developed an innovative approach which has made a real difference to the lives of tenants and customers.

Elisa Migliorini, MDA graduate

WSA celebrates first Master of Design Administration graduate

9 September 2021

Elisa Migliorini is the Welsh School of Architecture’s first Master of Design Administration (MDA) graduate and winner of the Society of Construction Law prize for best overall performance in the MDA.

Shamma Tasnim

MSc Sustainable Mega Building student Shamma Tasnim shortlisted in the CTBUH design competition

8 September 2021

Shamma was shortlisted as a semi-finalist among thousands of entries from around the world.

Hybrid studio, Bute building

WIDER-BE renovations on Bute Building near completion

11 August 2021

The renovations are due to be completed in early September.

DPP (Part 3) students

The Welsh School of Architecture commended by RIBA Visiting Board

26 July 2021

Three of the School's programmes have been granted five more years of unconditional validation.

The City in 2040: Rethinking the City Centre

The City in 2040: Rethinking the City Centre

13 July 2021

Join the Welsh School of Architecture and the School of Geography and Planning for a series of webinars discussing the future of our cities.

Lawrence Lynch

Welsh School of Architecture MArch student wins Jonathan Spiers Scholarship Fund

15 June 2021

Lawrence Lynch has won the award for his work on the poetic relationship between light and architecture.

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