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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

Medieval mosque

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.

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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.

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.

Welsh housing stock

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.

Students attend VELUX Daylight Academic Forum

Students attend VELUX Daylight Academic Forum

5 May 2017

Two PhD students from the Welsh School of Architecture were chosen to attend the 4th VELUX Academic Forum in Berlin on 2 May 2017.

Sky Dome

Sky Dome location for film challenge

4 May 2017

The Welsh School of Architecture’s artificial sky facility has been used as the location for a Sci-Fi London 48 hour film and flash fiction challenge entry.

CUROP Opportunity

CUROP Opportunity at the Welsh School of Architecture

3 May 2017

CUROP Project: Evaluating Sustainable Design in Stirling Prize Winning Buildings and their Architects

Transforming sustainable urban development

Transforming sustainable urban development

26 April 2017

An interdisciplinary team of Cardiff academics is helping to develop knowledge and capacity for sustainable urban development using green infrastructure.

design-and-build projects in Fiji

WSA Students run design-and-build projects in Fiji in summer 2017

18 April 2017

CAUKIN Studio win Cardiff University backing for their international architecture venture.

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

Navarra fieldtrip

Navarra fieldtrip brings together students from Wales and Spain

6 April 2017

Students from the Welsh School of Architecture recently travelled to Pamplona, Spain for a study trip centred on sustainable architecture.

WSA tutor wins award

WSA tutor wins Architects’ Journal Small Projects award

31 March 2017

Kate Darby, a tutor at the Welsh School of Architecture, and David Connor have won the AJ Small Projects award 2017 for Croft Lodge Studio

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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.

The DOMUS International Prize

Conservation course recognised at International Prize for Architectural Restoration

23 March 2017

The MSc Sustainable Building Conservation has been awarded with an honourable mention at the DOMUS International Prize for Architectural Restoration.