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Cardiff University: Architecture

Institution Cardiff University
Department Welsh School of Architecture View department profile
Telephone 029 2087 0084
Study type Research


The School of Architecture has an international and national reputation for research, with strengths in architectural science, history and theory of architecture and architectural practice.

We have established a number of research centres including

the Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI) the BRE Centre for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment (SuDoBE) the Centre for Research in the Built Environment (CRiBE) the Design Research Unit (DRUw) and the Practice Research and Advancement in South Asian Design and Architecture (PRASADA). Research specialisms include

energy and environmental performance of buildings and systems, sustainability at an urban scale, resource use and management, the city, landscape and environment, cultures, histories and ideas, visual cultures, practice and pedagogy, building design, materials, project management, building law, digital design techniques and architectural education.

Start dates: April, October

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

Cardiff University
Welsh School of Architecture


Our environment
The Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University, which was originally established in 1920, is now one of the top-ranked schools of architecture in the UK. We attract postgraduate students from around the world who benefit from the unique experience of studying and living in the friendly and welcoming capital city of Wales.

We provide a vibrant, collaborative environment for teaching and research; our students and staff communities encompass diverse national, cultural and professional backgrounds. We also foster a strong studio culture, encouraging student architects to confront complex situations and issues …

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