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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.

article published in New Statesman

Zero-carbon homes: saving money as well as energy article published in New Statesman

14 February 2017

Dr Jo Patterson has had an article published in the New Statesman publication

25000 pencils

Cardiff University team create giant installation out of 25,000 pencils

8 February 2017

Staff and students from the Welsh School of Architecture showcase novel design structure in Barcelona

Llandaff Cathedral

Cathedral works

3 February 2017

Dr. Juliet Davis has joined the Parochial Church Council building fabric committee of Llandaff Cathedral, an important building in Wales constructed from the 12th century.

Building refurbishment at the Coal Exchange in Cardiff

Engagement through History – Cardiff Bay’s Coal Exchange

3 February 2017

Senior Lecturer Dr. Juliet Davis has contributed to media-based discussions around the significance and possible futures of Cardiff’s Coal and Shipping Exchange.

Children participating in STEM science experiment

STEM Ambassador information and training for staff and students

11 October 2016

Offering students and staff a chance to find out how becoming a STEM Ambassador can support you in engaging with young people in schools and broaden your engagement experience.

Save the date illustration

What's your Grangetown?

10 October 2016

An opportunity to meet Cardiff University’s Community Gateway team to find out more about our work in Grangetown.

Plastic Bags

English shoppers ditch the carrier bag

29 September 2016

Study shows significant change in attitudes and behaviours of shoppers since the introduction of English carrier bag charge.

Car exhaust

Breaking bad habits

28 April 2016

Individuals who have just moved house are significantly less likely to travel to work by car

Model illustration

Indonesia summer project

27 April 2016

Following the success of last year's project, 'PLAYSCAPE', we have sourced new opportunities to engage with communities and introduce fun and stimulating design interventions in both Bali, and Cipanas in Indonesia.

Two women standing outside with holding buckets on their heads.

Orkidstudio – Zambia Design for Health project 2016

7 January 2016

This project considers the impact of good design on health and well being and will challenge students to grapple with issues facing health care provision in remote and deprived communities.

Illustration from the learning and teaching research pack

Introduction to Architecture Learning and Teaching Resource Packs

7 January 2016

BSc in Architectural Studies interns have developed Introduction to Architecture Learning and Teaching resources packs for the Welsh Baccalaureate and Key Stage 1.