School of Architecture

Laura Thomas

Works starts on 2018 Eisteddfod Crown

7 December 2017

University sponsors innovative design featuring unusual technique.

SOLCER House exterior

How do we make housing more sustainable?

16 November 2017

Business, government and academia to look at how to improve the carbon footprint of UK housing.

PLAYSCAPE

CAUKIN Studio builds for community in Fiji

12 October 2017

Students recognised for international work, with help from Merge Records and Caribou.

Dr Mhairi McVicar with Leadership Award

Leadership award winner

21 September 2017

Dr Mhairi McVicar successful in Leading Wales Awards

European flags

Major EU funding for energy-harvesting project

3 August 2017

Consortium involving Cardiff University academics will develop energy-harvesting façade to retrofit existing buildings as part of €6m Horizon 2020 project

Dr Mhairi McVicar

Leadership award finalist

17 July 2017

Dr Mhairi McVicar is shortlisted in Leading Wales Awards

Professor Adam Hardy and group working on stone design

Work gets underway on Welsh-designed Indian temple

28 June 2017

Construction begins in Karnataka, India, on new temple in 800-year-old Hoysala style

QS WUR Badge - Top 150

QS World University Rankings 2018

8 June 2017

Cardiff University up three places in respected international rankings

E2 Classic - Home Monitoring Kit

Home monitoring kits for Merthyr

10 April 2017

Cardiff University research project helps residents get the best out of their houses

Coffee cup and coffee beans

Curbing coffee cup usage

30 March 2017

Research by Bewley’s and Cardiff University identifies measures that can help encourage the use of re-usable cups by coffee drinkers

Port Talbot steel works

Support for climate change in Europe

8 March 2017

New analysis shows the majority of people in UK, France, Germany and Norway believe that climate change is happening

25000 pencils

Cardiff University team create giant installation out of 25,000 pencils

8 February 2017

Staff and students from the Welsh School of Architecture showcase novel design structure in Barcelona

Plastic Bags

English shoppers ditch the carrier bag

29 September 2016

New study shows significant change in attitudes and behaviours of shoppers since the introduction of English carrier bag charge one year ago

Car exhaust

Breaking bad habits

28 April 2016

Individuals who have just moved house are significantly less likely to travel to work by car

Monopoly houses and hotels

Building with nature to make our cities greener

19 August 2015

‘Green infrastructure’ project aims to make urban areas more sustainable

Solcer House

‘Smart’ carbon positive energy house

16 July 2015

Energy efficient design means more energy for the national grid

Learning about sustainable architecture

Learning about sustainable architecture

8 September 2014

Global students visit University to study low carbon design

grangetown community gateway

Grangetown Community Gateway

20 June 2014

Cardiff staff and students working with local residents to develop a vibrant community hub.

Former student takes up top architecture school post

10 March 2014

Students should design for wellbeing of society says new head of the Welsh School of Architecture.

BEST

Highlighting the BEST training opportunities

14 February 2014

Animated characters highlight new opportunities to develop Wales’ sustainability expertise.