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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

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.

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.

UK India Year of Culture

UK-India year of culture launch

14 March 2017

Academics from the Cardiff have attended the official launch of the UK-India Year of Culture.

Historic England will publish Dispersal

Reflecting on the legacy of the London 2012 Olympics

10 March 2017

Dr Juliet Davis will give a talk at a University College London (UCL) event next week on her research into the urban legacy of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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

Prof Aseem Inam

Welsh School of Architecture appoints Prof Aseem Inam as Chair of Urban Design

6 March 2017

The Welsh School of Architecture is looking forward to welcoming our new Chair of Urban Design, Professor Aseem Inam, who will commence his new role in April 2017.

Pavilion project’s Lottery boost

1 March 2017

One of Cardiff University’s five Flagship Engagement Projects, Community Gateway, has been successful in its bid for a £50,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund

Dr Oriel Prizeman

Dr Oriel Prizeman visits Rakhigarhi with seedcorn funding

24 February 2017

Dr Oriel Prizeman won Cardiff University seedcorn funding to visit Rakhigarhi in Northern Haryana, India.

Journal of Building Performance Simulation

Building Performance Simulation and the User

24 February 2017

Special Issue in the Journal of Building Performance Simulation

Palermo, Sicily.

Workshop documents the Palermo of refugee children

21 February 2017

A collaborative design workshop led by the Welsh School of Architecture has documented the way refugee and migrant children see their current home of Palermo, Sicily.