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Read more at: 'Architecture and Pilgrimage 1000-1500: Southern Europe and Beyond': a new book edited by Deborah Howard, Wendy Pullan and Paul Davies
'Architecture and Pilgrimage 1000-1500: Southern Europe and Beyond': a new book edited by Deborah Howard, Wendy Pullan and Paul Davies

'Architecture and Pilgrimage 1000-1500: Southern Europe and Beyond': a new book edited by Deborah Howard, Wendy Pullan and Paul Davies

2 October 2013

The chosen period reflects the flowering of medieval and early modern pilgrimage. The perspective is that of the pilgrim journeying within - or embarking from - Southern Europe, with a particular emphasis on Italy. The book pursues the connections between pilgrimage and architecture through the investigation of such issues...


Read more at: 'Cistercian Architecture and Medieval Society': a new book by Dr Maximilian Sternberg
'Cistercian Architecture and Medieval Society': a new book by Dr Maximilian Sternberg

'Cistercian Architecture and Medieval Society': a new book by Dr Maximilian Sternberg

1 October 2013

In Cistercian Architecture and Medieval Society Maximilian Sternberg offers an account of the social functions of the built environment in medieval monasticism. Few medieval monuments hold so privileged a place in the modern imagination as Cistercian abbeys, yet Sternberg suggests, it is precisely our own, peculiarly...


Read more at: Cambridge Graduates win 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize...again!
Cambridge Graduates win 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize...again!

Cambridge Graduates win 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize...again!

27 September 2013

After last year’s RIBA Stirling Prize winning Sainsbury Laboratory, for which Cambridge graduate Gavin Henderson was the director responsible for delivering the new building, more Cambridge graduates win the 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize. Witherford Watson Mann Architects, all three architecture graduates from the Department of...


Read more at: Free Student National Art Pass
Free Student National Art Pass

Free Student National Art Pass

26 September 2013

As part of our partnership with the Art Fund, we're please to offer all History of Art and Architecture students a FREE Student National Art Pass - a 12 month passport to art in the UK that gets you 50% off major exhibitions including Paul Klee at Tate Modern, Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900 at the National...


Read more at: Cities South of Cancer conducts an urban workshop on public space in Jakarta
Cities South of Cancer conducts an urban workshop on public space in Jakarta

Cities South of Cancer conducts an urban workshop on public space in Jakarta

25 September 2013

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Read more at: The Centre for Urban Conflicts Research contributes to UN Peace One Day Events in Cambridge

The Centre for Urban Conflicts Research contributes to UN Peace One Day Events in Cambridge

24 September 2013

UCR team member Dr Britt Baillie adjudicated three 6th form debates on Peace/Conflict involving students from The Leys, Comberton. Parkside, Hills Road, Impington and Long Road on 23 September at the Leys School. On the 24th of September she ran a workshop at Parkside on Urban Conflict and Peace. http://www.un.org/en/...


Read more at: Schlumberger Research Centre by Alistair Fair
Schlumberger Research Centre by Alistair Fair

Schlumberger Research Centre by Alistair Fair

2 September 2013

The Schlumberger Cambridge Research Centre is the Twentieth-Century Society's 'Building of the Month' for September 2013. An account of the design and construction by Alistair Fair may be found at: http://www.c20society.org.uk/botm/schlumberger-cambridge-research-centre/


Read more at: The ArcSoc Student Exhibition 2013 took place at Testbed 1, Battersea from 9-13th July
The ArcSoc Student Exhibition 2013 took place at Testbed 1, Battersea from 9-13th July

The ArcSoc Student Exhibition 2013 took place at Testbed 1, Battersea from 9-13th July

2 September 2013

Visit the ArcSoc website for information and photographs from the exhibition. Click here for a review of the Exhibition from the Boidus: Blogs website.


Read more at: 'A Critical Appraisal of Germany's Thermal Retrofit Policy,Turning Down the Heat ': a new book on energy policy by Minna Sunikka-Blank and Ray Galvin
'A Critical Appraisal of Germany's Thermal Retrofit Policy,Turning Down the Heat ': a new book on energy policy by Minna Sunikka-Blank and Ray Galvin

'A Critical Appraisal of Germany's Thermal Retrofit Policy,Turning Down the Heat ': a new book on energy policy by Minna Sunikka-Blank and Ray Galvin

29 August 2013

Germany is seen as a leader in thermal retrofit policy and practice, but how effective is its approach? A Critical Appraisal of Germany's Thermal Retrofit Policy examines this policy in context and assesses its effectiveness. The book finds that technical constraints and the costs of retrofitting still reduce the rate of...


Read more at: Sutton Trust students attend week-long summer school in the Department
Sutton Trust students attend week-long summer school in the Department

Sutton Trust students attend week-long summer school in the Department

27 August 2013

Students on the Architecture Summer School, aged from 16-17 years and from all parts of the country, experienced different elements of the undergraduate course, including studying in studios to work on project design ideas. Click her e to see examples of the work produced. The Sutton Trust is committed to improving social...