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University of Dundee: Architecture PhD

Institution University of Dundee View institution profile
Department School of Social Sciences
Telephone 01382 383838
Study type Research


Within the School of Social Sciences, our architecture academics join our town and regional planning academics in sharing an ethos based upon Geddesian dialogues between theory and practice, localism and the international, the synoptic view and specialism.

To read more, please visit our Architecture and Urban Planning research pages.

Our research includes work on the following:

  • zero carbon building and energy networks

  • the environmental performance of buildings

  • the environmental assessment of regions

  • planning, sustainable place-making and community engagement

  • social mobilities and spatial inequalities

  • urban culture and society

  • urban theory, history and subjectivities

  • building design in the landscape

Current research topics include: - Architecture and place- typology

  • Architecture and the City- viable solutions for growing urban populations

  • Regional environmental assessment and its application on sustainable planning

  • Urban planning and international Housing Delivery

  • Urban Conservation

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

The University of Dundee

The University of Dundee was established in 1881 and aims to transform lives, working locally and globally through the creation, sharing and application of knowledge.

We are one of the UK’s top 30 universities (Complete University Guide 2022) and we have some of the best levels of graduate employment in the UK – in fact, we are 1st in Scotland for the proportion of graduates entering high skilled employment (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020).

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