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Top in the Russell Group for student satisfaction

Top in the Russell Group for student satisfaction

31 August 2017

Graduating students give their feedback in 2017 National Student Survey

Prof Lupton publication listed as RIBA’s “Book of the Month”

Prof Lupton publication listed as RIBA’s “Book of the Month”

18 August 2017

Professor Sarah Lupton’s “Guide to JCT Standard Building Contract 2016” has been highlighted on the RIBA website.

Community Gateway shortlisted for Professor Sir David Watson Award

Community Gateway shortlisted for Professor Sir David Watson Award

10 August 2017

Community Gateway has been shortlisted in a new international awards scheme

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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

Orkidstudio win Curry Stone Design Prize

Orkidstudio win Curry Stone Design Prize

3 August 2017

Orkidstudio, founded by a Welsh School of Architecture alumnus, wins social impact prize

CAUKIN Studio

CAUKIN Studio

20 July 2017

Six former WSA graduates have set up a design and build collaborative called CAUKIN Studio

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Celebrating student achievements

19 July 2017

The Welsh School of Architecture official graduation ceremony took place on Tuesday 18th July.

Dr Mhairi McVicar

Leadership award finalist

17 July 2017

Dr Mhairi McVicar is shortlisted in Leading Wales Awards

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School well-represented at sustainable architecture conference

6 July 2017

Welsh School of Architecture staff and students presented their research to a global audience at the PLEA conference in Edinburgh.

CAUKIN studio wins prize

Student-led enterprise wins SPARK business award

5 July 2017

CAUKIN studio, set up by current and former Welsh School of Architecture students, has won the “Best Venture” prize at an annual business ideas competition set up by Cardiff University.

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

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WSA ranked by leading UK practices

27 June 2017

The Welsh School of Architecture has been named in the top three best architecture schools in the UK at this year’s AJ100 gala dinner and awards ceremony.

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Restoration of a medieval mosque

27 June 2017

Dr Federico Wulff Barreiro and Melina Guirnaldos have completed the restoration of the medieval Oratorio del Partal mosque in Grenada, Spain.

Green Impact Awards

Green Impact Awards 2017

19 June 2017

The Welsh School of Architecture was presented with a Bronze Award at the Green Impact Awards Ceremony, which took place on 8th June 2017.

Love Grangetown

Love Grangetown

14 June 2017

The Welsh School of Architecture’s ‘Grangetown’ Vertical Studio supported Community Gateway and Grangetown partners in running the third annual ‘Love Grangetown’ planning and celebration event.

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QS World University Rankings 2018

8 June 2017

Cardiff University up three places in respected international rankings

Call for Design Unit Leaders

Call for Design Unit Leaders

24 May 2017

We are inviting expressions of interest in running a design unit in the third year of our BSc (RIBA Part I), the second year of our MArch (RIBA Part II) and our new MA AD

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Year 2 students shortlisted for Finsa Prize

19 May 2017

Two groups of BSc students shortlisted for the International Finsa Award for Students of Architecture & Design.

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CUROP Project: Regional scale housing retrofits

12 May 2017

Classifying the problem to improve the housing welsh housing stock

Paul Hinkin Fund

Paul Hinkin Student Bursary Fund

11 May 2017

A bursary has been generously set up as a result of a legacy left by Mr Paul Hinkin, an alumnus of the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University.