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Read more at: vPPR (former students Tatiana von Preussen, Catherine Pease and Jessica Reynolds) have been nominated for Young Architect of the Year Award 2012
vPPR (former students Tatiana von Preussen, Catherine Pease and Jessica Reynolds) have been nominated for Young Architect of the Year Award 2012

vPPR (former students Tatiana von Preussen, Catherine Pease and Jessica Reynolds) have been nominated for Young Architect of the Year Award 2012

1 November 2012

vPPR is one of five architects shortlisted for Autodesk YAYA 2012, together with Coffey Architects, Bell Phillips Architects, 00:/, Hayhurst & Co. The results will be announced on 5th December. The three directors of vPPR met at Cambridge during their undergraduate architecture degree in matriculating year 2000...


Read more at: Symposium on Applied Urban Modelling 2013: Productive and Sustainable City Regions

Symposium on Applied Urban Modelling 2013: Productive and Sustainable City Regions

25 October 2012

Please save the date: 26-28 June 2013 The aim of AUM2013 is to report and review new model applications in assessing policy options in an economically and financially uncertain world. We would like to focus on flexible and adaptable urban development that demands system-level thinking. The symposium welcomes all model...


Read more at: MPhil (RIBA Part 2) course graduate awarded RIBA Boyd Auger scholarship.

MPhil (RIBA Part 2) course graduate awarded RIBA Boyd Auger scholarship.

23 October 2012

Congratulations to Jo Ashbridge, a MPhil (RIBA Part 2) course graduate from the Department for being awarded this year's RIBA Boyd Auger scholarship. Her project is called 'The Role of Earth Architecture and Construction within a Disaster Risk Reduction Framework for Areas at Risk of Flooding Across Bangladesh'. For...


Read more at: Part II Student Wins RIBA
Part II Student Wins RIBA

Part II Student Wins RIBA

22 October 2012

Congratulations to Jo Ashbridge, a Part 2 graduate from the Department for being awarded this year's " RIBA Boyd Auger Scholarship" . Her project is called 'The Role of Earth Architecture and Construction within a Disaster Risk Reduction Framework for Areas at Risk of Flooding Across Bangladesh'. See the item on RIBA's...


Read more at: Architects' Journal sees the light and picks book of the month for positive review
Architects' Journal sees the light and picks book of the month for positive review

Architects' Journal sees the light and picks book of the month for positive review

18 August 2012

"For anyone interested in daylight, this is a thoughtful and absorbing book. Examining light as a sublime art form, Mary Ann Steane ’s The Architecture of Light explores architectural attitudes and discourse surrounding daylight since the widespread availability of artificial lighting". (Extract from The Architects'...


Read more at: 100 for the 100th
100 for the 100th

100 for the 100th

16 July 2012

100 alumni attended a lunch at Queens' College to celebrate the centenary of the Department.


Read more at: Architecture minister John Penrose has listed four post-war houses in Cambridge that were designed by architects from this department
Architecture minister John Penrose has listed four post-war houses in Cambridge that were designed by architects from this department

Architecture minister John Penrose has listed four post-war houses in Cambridge that were designed by architects from this department

16 July 2012

The four houses, all listed at grade II, are 39 New Road, Barton, designed by Barry Gasson and John Meunier in 1965; 214 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, designed by Marcial Echenique in 1971; and 72 and 74 Water Lane, Histon, designed by David Thurlow in 1972. These listings provide a lasting testament to the quality and...


Read more at: The 2012 Student Exhibition took place at the Farmiloe Building in Clerkenwell, London from the 2-4th July.
The 2012 Student Exhibition took place at the Farmiloe Building in Clerkenwell, London from the 2-4th July.

The 2012 Student Exhibition took place at the Farmiloe Building in Clerkenwell, London from the 2-4th July.

11 July 2012

The exhibition showcased the work produced at the Architecture Department of the University of Cambridge. Part I, Part II and MPhil students displayed models, drawings and research. To view photos of the exhibition (taken by Seb Lomas) click here . Click here for the Building Design article about the exhibition.


Read more at: The prebound effect - new research by Dr Minna Sunikka-Blank on homeowners actual energy consumption
The prebound effect - new research by Dr Minna Sunikka-Blank on homeowners actual energy consumption

The prebound effect - new research by Dr Minna Sunikka-Blank on homeowners actual energy consumption

4 July 2012

Many homes with poor energy efficiency are actually consuming far less energy than predicted, new research has found. The study has implications for national energy-saving policies and the economic viability of thermal retrofit programmes. Click here for the University's press release.


Read more at: MPhil in Architecture and Urban Design (ARB/RIBA Part 2) launches new website

MPhil in Architecture and Urban Design (ARB/RIBA Part 2) launches new website

2 July 2012

Cambridge Design Research Studio will showcase the work of current and former students of the Mphil and their collaborators, and act as an incubator for future projects and research. Please check back for regular updates. www.cambridge-design-research-studio.com