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Read more at: Architecture Comes Top in REF

Architecture Comes Top in REF

12 May 2022

The Cambridge Department of Architecture has been ranked top by the Times Higher Educational Supplement in the UK’s Research Excellence Framework for research quality in a joint submission with Land Economy, one of four Cambridge University disciplines to have achieved first place in their respective Units of Assessment...


Read more at: The New Digital Fabrication Laboratory was formally opened on Tuesday 26 April

The New Digital Fabrication Laboratory was formally opened on Tuesday 26 April

12 May 2022

The new Digital Fabrication Laboratory in the Dyson Building was formally opened by Professor David Cardwell, Pro Vice Chancellor for Strategy and Planning at the University of Cambridge with speeches from Professor Cardwell and Professor James Campbell, Head of Department The Digital Studio provides access for...


Read more at: “Spectre of Time in Space” conference

“Spectre of Time in Space” conference

25 April 2022

On April 9, 2022, the "Spectres of Time in Space: Tracing Phantom Temporalities with Architectural Methodologies" conference was held at the Department of Architecture, organised by Ibrahim Abdou (PhD candidate), Ekaterina Mizrokhi (PhD candidate) and Assistant Professor Nicholas Simcik-Arese. The event brought together 50...


Read more at: India Wright, who recently completed the MSt in Building History, is the joint winner of this year’s Gus Astley Student Award

India Wright, who recently completed the MSt in Building History, is the joint winner of this year’s Gus Astley Student Award

21 April 2022

The award, adjudicated by the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC), recognises the achievement of India’s MSt dissertation which explored Nicholas Barbon’s redevelopment, commencing in 1679, of the Middle Temple, London. In the past year, India’s research formed the basis of a paper she contributed to the...


Read more at: Professor Deborah Howard has published a new book: 'Proto-Industrial Architecture of the Veneto in the Age of Palladio'

Professor Deborah Howard has published a new book: 'Proto-Industrial Architecture of the Veneto in the Age of Palladio'

4 April 2022

The book, published in Rome by Officina Editore (for the Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura [CISA], Vicenza), 2021), was the outcome of Professor Howard's Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship (2017-19). An exhibition called Acqua, terra, fuoco, based on the research, will open at the Palladio Museum in Vicenza in...


Read more at: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

2 March 2022

The Faculty of Architecture and History of Art condemns the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine, affirms democratic Ukraine's sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity, and joins with the Vice Chancellor in encouraging our community to assist through donations to support Ukrainians at this time of crisis...


Read more at: The Department would like to congratulate Dr Mohammad Wesam Al Asali and Dr Michael H. Ramage on winning the 2021 RIBA President’s Medal for Research for their project on Thin-tile vaulting in Cuba after the revolution

The Department would like to congratulate Dr Mohammad Wesam Al Asali and Dr Michael H. Ramage on winning the 2021 RIBA President’s Medal for Research for their project on Thin-tile vaulting in Cuba after the revolution

31 January 2022

The winning article entitled ' Beyond the National Art Schools: Thin-tile vaulting in Cuba after the revolution', was part of Dr Al Asali's PhD work on tile-vaulting design strategies supervised by Dr Michael Ramage. The work in Cuba was made in coordination with Dania González Couret, professor at the Polytechnic José...


Read more at: The ARB approves the Part 2 Architecture Apprenticeship course

The ARB approves the Part 2 Architecture Apprenticeship course

8 December 2021

The pioneering course led by Dr Timothy Brittain-Catlin provides a flexible approach to study which includes residential courses taught by professionals from the industry. For more information visit: https://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/arb-approves-cambridges-part-2-architecture-apprenticeship/5115111.article


Read more at: We are pleased to announce that the newest issue of Scroope: The Cambridge Architecture Journal, ‘Arch-ademy’ will be available to order on Monday 29th November 2021

We are pleased to announce that the newest issue of Scroope: The Cambridge Architecture Journal, ‘Arch-ademy’ will be available to order on Monday 29th November 2021

29 November 2021

Find us in the Gallery, Scroope Terrace from 2pm. Scroope is the annual architecture journal of the Department of Architecture at the University of Cambridge. Since its inception in 1989, Scroope has offered a platform for research and debate on architectural and urban theory and practice. The launch event will feature: -...


Read more at: We are please to announce that Felipe Hernández has published a second book on decolonial theory with Fernando Lara: “Spatial Concepts for Decolonizing the Americas”

We are please to announce that Felipe Hernández has published a second book on decolonial theory with Fernando Lara: “Spatial Concepts for Decolonizing the Americas”

22 November 2021

The volume contributes to the debate about decolonising Architecture presenting cutting edge research and case studies throughout the Americas. For further details visit: https://www.cambridgescholars.com/product/978-1-5275-7387-1