Architecture is central to the major issues affecting society today. The performance of the built environment is a subject of national and global concern in relation to its impact on climate change, the use of resources, economic development and the health and well-being of individuals.
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See the latest news and events for March 2012
The Architect's Journal is featuring an article by Welsh School of Architecture's Tom Bassett, reflecting on the recent intense solar reflections as generated by Rafael Viñoly's 'Walkie Talkie' building., read more
This clear, accessible book will have a wide appeal to practitioners and students who would like to experiment more with parametric techniques but lack the skills and knowledge to do so., read more
Dr. Wassim Jabi, in collaboration with Autodesk and the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory has developed the DSOS plug-in to analyse the energy use of a parametrically designed building, read more
Graduates of the Cardiff University Masters degree in Architecture talk about their work. An exhibition of the students' work was held in the University's Bute building in July 2012.