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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.

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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.

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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.

Tania Sharmin

Dr Tania Sharmin awarded the prestigious Fung Global Fellowship 2022-23 at Princeton University

6 May 2022

Since completing her PhD at the University of Cambridge, Dr Tania Sharmin has established herself as a leading researcher in environmental performance of urban spaces and human thermal comfort.

Cardiff award for being ‘trailblazers in their field’

11 April 2022

Low Carbon Built Environment Team receive St David Award for their work reducing carbon emissions and energy bills.

Whole house retrofit, Pencoed College, pre-work.

Taking whole house retrofit to the construction sector in further education

4 April 2022

Bridgend College approached the Low Carbon Built Environment (LCBE) team at the Welsh School of Architecture (WSA) to benefit from their expertise in retrofitting Welsh housing to realise their vision.

How to be a great architect: Why inclusivity matters, a conversation

How to be a Great Architect: Why Inclusivity Matters – a conversation with Marsha Ramroop and Marié Nevin

21 March 2022

The conversation focused on ways to bring about inclusive change in architecture, Cultural Intelligence (CQ), and the role of engagement and mentoring.

Children’s views to drive a better future for their community

16 March 2022

Project explores the impact of urban planning on the youngest members of society

Professor Juliet Davis, Head of School and BDP Architects

Cardiff University opens newly refurbished Bute Building

2 March 2022

Special event will mark the completion of a £9.7m refurbishment of the Grade II listed building.

EZB House

Research student team receive award in the Architecture At Zero competition

17 February 2022

The team received an honourable mention for their project EZB house.

Indoor Air Quality in Primary Schools

EPSRC IAA Indoor Air Quality in Primary Schools Project delivers first workshops in schools

1 February 2022

The project team has designed and delivered a number of workshops with pupils from Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2.

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Professor Aseem Inam publishes special issue of journal on urban change

17 January 2022

Professor Inam is the guest editor of a special issue of the international journal Urban Planning.