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Student demonstrating construction techniques to a local woman

Orkidstudio – Cameroon Kuk Project 2015

7 January 2016

The Kuk Project (formerly CAMAAY) took place in September 2015 with Undergraduate students from the Welsh School of Architecture and the School of Engineering.

The team outside Grangetown Pavillion

Community Gateway – Grange Pavilion Project

22 October 2015

Community Gateway is working with Architecture and Business School students and community partners to explore a wide range of ideas for transforming the vacant Grange Gardens Bowls Pavilion into a community hub.

Concrete back yard

Green roofs for Pollinators

22 October 2015

School staff have supported Julian Rees of Pollen8 in his successful bid for funding, which will enable a number of green roofs to be planted in South Wales, providing safe habitat and forage for pollinators.

Community Gateway project

Community Gateway

10 October 2015

Community Gateway aims to develop long-term, equal and mutually beneficial partnerships between Cardiff University and Grangetown residents and those organisations which serve them.

Monopoly houses and hotels

Building with nature to make our cities greener

19 August 2015

‘Green infrastructure’ project aims to make urban areas more sustainable

Solcer House

‘Smart’ carbon positive energy house

16 July 2015

Energy efficient design means more energy for the national grid

Professor Phil Jones talking at the event.

College leads international energy event in Brussels

22 May 2015

Supported by the College’s EU team, the Energy Systems Research Institute has held a networking event in Brussels to encourage new links between academia and business.

A group site visit.

Energy Institute – South West and South Wales branch

10 January 2015

As a branch committee member Vicki Stevenson suggests and helps to organise events including presentations and site visits for professionals and students interested in energy.

Learning about sustainable architecture

Learning about sustainable architecture

8 September 2014

Global students visit University to study low carbon design

grangetown community gateway

Grangetown Community Gateway

20 June 2014

Cardiff staff and students working with local residents to develop a vibrant community hub.

Lynne

Love Grangetown

20 June 2014

We supported Community Gateway and Grangetown partners in running the third annual ‘Love Grangetown’ planning and celebration event.

Former student takes up top architecture school post

10 March 2014

Students should design for wellbeing of society says new head of the Welsh School of Architecture.

BEST

Highlighting the BEST training opportunities

14 February 2014

Animated characters highlight new opportunities to develop Wales’ sustainability expertise.

swansea high street

Redesigning Swansea's High Street

27 June 2013

Students' vision for regeneration of once thriving area on show in new exhibition.

Building a low carbon future

11 June 2013

How buildings could be transformed to provide renewable energy

Green training programme launches in Wales

20 May 2013

A major new EU-backed training programme for professionals in the built environment sector will launch in North Wales this month.

Green training programme aims to make Wales the BEST

26 April 2013

Cardiff led programme to deliver cutting edge sustainability training.

Celebrating Welsh design

6 December 2012

Canolfan Ysgol Bensaernïaeth Cymru yn cael clod.

Watch the Open Air Gallery

1 November 2012

Watch images being projected onto the University’s Main Building.

The future of British housing

31 July 2012

University alumnus shortlisted for prestigious architectural prize.