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2015, Term 2 SAWSA lectures begin

Next Lecture: Jonathan Adams
Date: 3rd March 2015
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Room 0.14 Bute Building
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Albena Yaneva: Design as Experience: on OMA (Office of Metropolitan Architecture), Foam and the Logic of Making

Open to all

Date: Wednesday 4th March
Location: Bute Building, Crit/ Exhibition
Time: 1pm

Albena Yaneva is Professor of Architectural Theory and director of the Manchester Architecture Research Centre (MARC) at the University of Manchester read more

Congratulations to Ann-Marie Smale

WSA graduate, Ann-Marie Smale is awarded the MBE in the New Year Honours' List for Services to Education and Training in Construction in Wales.

Ann-Marie joined Powell Dobson Architects in 1996 after graduating from The Welsh School of Architecture and she was made Partner in 2000 at the age of just 31. In September 2013 she became Managing Director of the practice. Her work includes award-winning waterfront developments such as Pentre Nicklaus Village and the Mariners Quay development... read more

Low Carbon Architecture Summer Programme 2015

The Welsh School of Architecture is launching its third Low Carbon Architecture Summer Programme (LCASP) taking place from 25th July to 8th August 2015 in Cardiff, Wales, UK. A two week programme aimed at undergraduate architecture students keen to develop a UK/International experience in low carbon design. An opportunity to participate in design workshops, field trips and visits, and practitioners' lectures and seminars, read more

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WSA tops table for research impact in the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF2014)

In the latest assessment of research activity in UK universities, 90% of the WSA's research impact has been judged as outstanding (4*). This places us at the top of the table for impact in the assessment panel for Architecture, Built Environment and Planning.

Our overall research profile also shows that overall 45% of our research is judged to be outstanding, read more

Internal launch of flagship engagement projects

Monday 15th December, 1.30-3pm, VJ Gallery, Main Building

Find out more about the flagship engagement projects, meet the teams, and discuss how you can get involved. All staff and students are welcome to join us in the VJ Gallery for mulled wine and mince pies. There will be an introduction from Professor Hywel Thomas, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Engagement at 1.30pm.

For catering purposes, please email if you'd like to attend. read more

New WSA 'hub' for PhD students

The new space in the Bute Building will be home to more than 30 PhD students working on a range of global issues, from carbon emissions to the design of high-rise buildings in the world's big cities. read more

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