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Read more at: The Virtual Exhibition is now live!

The Virtual Exhibition is now live!

20 July 2021

A 360-degree version of the 2021 Summer Show is now live on the ARCSOC website: https://cambridgearcsoc.com


Read more at: Alumna Alison Killing is the first architect to win a Pulitzer Prize
Alumna Alison Killing is the first architect to win a Pulitzer Prize

Alumna Alison Killing is the first architect to win a Pulitzer Prize

12 July 2021

Alison Killing was awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting along with Megha Rajagopalan and Christo Buschek for their reporting of alleged internment camps in China. Killing is an architect and geospatial analyst using maps and data as an investigative tool to examine social issues and has credited her...


Read more at: Alumna on Queen’s Birthday Honours List – Sumita Singha OBE

Alumna on Queen’s Birthday Honours List – Sumita Singha OBE

14 June 2021

We are proud to note that Sumita Singha OBE, an alumna of our MPhil in Environmental Design in Architecture, has been awarded an OBE for services to architecture.


Read more at: Dr Timothy Brittain-Catlin, Course Leader for the MSt Architecture Apprenticeship, has been interviewed for the 'Theory of Architecture' podcast discussing the course and his new book, 'The Edwardians and their Houses'

Dr Timothy Brittain-Catlin, Course Leader for the MSt Architecture Apprenticeship, has been interviewed for the 'Theory of Architecture' podcast discussing the course and his new book, 'The Edwardians and their Houses'

14 June 2021


Read more at: The Centre for Natural Material Innovation at the University of Cambridge, PLP Architecture and Dukta have joined creative forces to develop a sustainable geometric timber structure that will be exhibited in this year’s London Design Biennale

The Centre for Natural Material Innovation at the University of Cambridge, PLP Architecture and Dukta have joined creative forces to develop a sustainable geometric timber structure that will be exhibited in this year’s London Design Biennale

7 June 2021

'Unfolding' responds to this year’s focus on global forestation, considering a future of design in relation to the climate emergency and the built environment’s contribution of nearly 40% of the world’s carbon emissions.


Read more at: End of Year Exhibition 28 June - 12 July 10-5pm

End of Year Exhibition 28 June - 12 July 10-5pm

3 June 2021

The Faculty is pleased to announce that the ArcSoC End of Year exhibition will be open to the public in Scroope Terrace from 10-5pm daily (including weekends) from 28 June- 12 July. Because of the ongoing situation with the pandemic there will be no opening event this year. Admission in line with latest Government...


Read more at: An article entitled 'How urban planning plays a role in Israel-Palestine' by Dr Irit Katz has been published on The Conversation website

An article entitled 'How urban planning plays a role in Israel-Palestine' by Dr Irit Katz has been published on The Conversation website

1 June 2021

To read the full article visit: https://theconversation.com/how-urban-planning-plays-a-role-in-israel-palestine-161035


Read more at: Bijou Harding, a Yr1 MAUD student, was awarded a traveling scholarship by Kohn Pederson Fox, an Architectural Practice in New York, NY. Her Portfolio was on West African Design, People and Social and Building Issues

Bijou Harding, a Yr1 MAUD student, was awarded a traveling scholarship by Kohn Pederson Fox, an Architectural Practice in New York, NY. Her Portfolio was on West African Design, People and Social and Building Issues

27 May 2021

Each year, Kohn Pedersen Fox presents awards to students who are in their penultimate year at one of the twenty-seven design schools with whom KPF has partnered. The purpose of the award is to allow students to broaden their education through a summer of travel before their final year at school. For more information visit...


Read more at: An essay entitled 'Medieval Masons and Tracing-Floors' by MAUD student Jennifer Smith was shortlisted for the Drawing Matter competition 2020 and has been published on the website

An essay entitled 'Medieval Masons and Tracing-Floors' by MAUD student Jennifer Smith was shortlisted for the Drawing Matter competition 2020 and has been published on the website

20 May 2021

The essay explores the construction of Gothic Cathedrals as an act of architectural drawing, seen through the unique preserved tracing-floors of York Minster, which contain some of the few surviving architectural drawings from the Medieval period. The etchings provide valuable insight into the process of design prior to...


Read more at: The Centre for Natural Material Innovation's research on the potential use of bamboo for cricket bats has been featured on the Cambridge University website
The Centre for Natural Material Innovation's research on the potential use of bamboo for cricket bats has been featured on the Cambridge University website

The Centre for Natural Material Innovation's research on the potential use of bamboo for cricket bats has been featured on the Cambridge University website

10 May 2021

Dr Darshil Shah and Ben Tinkler-Davies compared the performance of specially made prototype laminated bamboo cricket bats, the first of their kind, with that of typical willow bats. Their investigations included microscopic analysis, video capture technology, computer modelling, compression testing, measuring how knocking-...