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Ken Yeang invited speaker at the WSA
2 Feb 2015

MSc in Sustainable Mega Buildings is hosting Ken Yeang at the WSA on Monday 2nd Feb 2015 for an inspirational lecture on sustainable design of mega-buildings. Ken Yeang is an ecologist and one of the world leading architects specialised in bioclimatic and sustainable design of high-rise and large-scale buildings. The WSA students are invited to attend the event which will start at 9:30 am and will take place in the Crit/Exhibition room of the Bute Building.
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Call for Volunteers

Camaay Project
Cameroon 2015
A community benefit project in western Cameroon, promoting small-scale farming as a tool for social empowerment and enterprise.
Visit www.orkidstudio.co.uk/volunteer
Deadline: Saturday 31 January 2015
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2015, Term 2 SAWSA lectures begin

Next Lecture: Olly Bray
Date: 3rd Feb 2015
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Room 0.14 Bute Building
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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 engagement@cardiff.ac.uk 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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