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The Department congratulates 3rd year students Georgia Gollogly and Gianluca Vartan on being selected today to compete in the respective women's and men's ightweight Boat Race crews 2024

15 March 2024

The lightweight Boat Race is held the day before the openweight boat races on the same course from Putney to Mortlake. The lightweight crew have trained alongside the openweights since August 2023. Georgia Gollogly will be joined in the women's lightweight crew by Charlotte Macey from the Department of History of Art. For...

The Department congratulates PhD student Sean Hayes on being selected for the Boat Race Cambridge Men’s Squad 2024

14 March 2024

Sean Hayes is in the reserve 'Goldie' crew and is joined in the squad by Kenneth Coplan, an MPhil student from the Department of History of Art. The 169th Men's Race will take place on Saturday 30th March from 15:46 between Putney and Mortlake. For more information visit:

The new River Wing at Clare College designed by Witherford Watson Mann, a practice led by two of our alumni, is offically opened

13 March 2024

Witherford Watson Mann Architects has completed a transformative addition to one of Cambridge University’s oldest colleges: the River Wing is the first significant new construction at Grade I-listed Clare College Old Court since the 1780s. The oak-framed structure was manufactured offsite and carefully assembled in the...

Call for Submissions: Scroope 33: Disenclosure

11 March 2024

Architecture has never been a neutral discipline. Inextricable from histories of inequality that continue to perpetuate injustice, architecture has long sustained the brutal enclosure of life. Today, its complicity is becoming better understood through critical explorations of spatial violence, urban activism, sites of...

Aiumnus Anna Joynt of Allies and Morrison has been shortlisted for this year’s East of England RIBA Awards for the John Bradfield Room at Darwin College

7 March 2024

The John Bradfield Room, which opened in 2019, is shortlisted along with 17 other projects in Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, including buildings at Homerton, King’s, Lucy Cavendish, Trinity Hall and St Catharine’s colleges. Find out more here:

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