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Social media messages help reduce meat consumption

9 December 2020

New study shows success of direct messages sent via Facebook chat on reducing the amount of red and processed meat in our diets

Swansea retrofit houses

Dr Joanne Patterson to speak at key EU event disseminating Innovative Solutions for adapting to a Smart City

12 October 2020

The 18th European Week of Regions and Cities takes place between 5-22 October.

Dreamland: Samson

MArch student Jacques Doody receives highly commended postgraduate award in the AJ Student 2020 Awards

6 October 2020

The winning entry Dreamland: Samson creates a retreat for those with climate anxiety.

Constructing Excellence in Wales Awards

Swansea retrofit project shortlisted in the Constructing Excellence in Wales Awards

23 September 2020

WSA has two partnership projects shortlisted in the 2020 CEW awards.

Grange Pavilion

Former bowls pavilion transformed into thriving community space

11 September 2020

New building starts to welcome local groups

installation of polythene damp proof membrane during retrofit of church

Sustainable Building Conservation graduate’s dissertation is featured in the ICOMOS UK Bulletin

28 July 2020

SBC alumnus has dissertation featured in the ICOMOS Bulletin

Calypso's Hacienda

MArch II student wins 2020 Passivhaus Student Competition

27 July 2020

Dayana Anastasova wins 2020 competition

Short Courses

MDA and DPP short courses take place online

31 March 2020

Recent MDA and DPP short courses ran digitally

Refitted low-carbon Swansea bungalows

Welsh School of Architecture supports low-carbon refit of Swansea bungalows

5 March 2020

Swansea bungalows have had a comprehensive energy refurbishment

SBC Students

MSc Sustainable Building Conservation students take part in field trips to Rome and Ty Mawr Lime Ltd

13 February 2020

SBC students visit Rome and Ty Mawr Lime Ltd to help them focus on the key concerns of their modules

International Day

Celebrating WSA international diversity

13 February 2020

Event held to celebrate the international diversity of PGR students

Vertical Studio 2020

Impressive work and ideas developed during Vertical Studio 2020

11 February 2020

Undergraduate architecture students work on a variety of different projects during Vertical Studio.

CMA field trip to the Netherlands

MSc CMA students visit the Netherlands to learn about the latest developments in large-scale 3D printing

3 February 2020

MSc CMA students partake in their annual field trip to explore large-scale 3D printing

MDA DPP

Lively short courses held for MDA and DPP students

31 January 2020

MDA and DPP students join together for engaging workshops

Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray and Professor Ian Weeks

New Year Honours

9 January 2020

University community recognised for achievements

MArchII

MArch II students explore solutions to the effects of climate change on the Isles of Scilly

10 December 2019

Students work together to find solutions to community issues

Jonathan Braddick

Welsh School of Architecture graduate launches Design Review Panel

6 December 2019

National design review panel launched by graduate

ASM

Architectural Science Masters Industrial Advisory Board (ASM-IAB) convened to connect students with industry

3 December 2019

Advisory Board formed to forge connections with industry