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Read more at: Cities South of Cancer Opens Exhibition in Colombia
Cities South of Cancer Opens Exhibition in Colombia

Cities South of Cancer Opens Exhibition in Colombia

20 August 2013

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Read more at: Cities South of Cancer does community work in Mexico
Cities South of Cancer does community work in Mexico

Cities South of Cancer does community work in Mexico

15 August 2013

Cities South of Cancer has been collaborating with the Taller Activo, a community participation initiative coordinated by the architect Juan Alfonso Garduño Jardon at the Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey, Querétaro. For more information visit http://citiessouthofcancer.org/2013/07/29/mexico-15-30-july-13/


Read more at: [Re]Opening Public Space: Cambridge University Library Landscape Competition
[Re]Opening Public Space: Cambridge University Library Landscape Competition

[Re]Opening Public Space: Cambridge University Library Landscape Competition

17 July 2013

Officially launched this month by C ambridge University Library and the Cambridge Department of Architecture , the c ompetition for the landscape surrounding the University Library in Cambridge is prompting participants to develop an Architecture and Landscaping Design Concept that will elicit fresh and unexpected ideas...


Read more at: 2013 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship jury highly commend ‘Room for Improvement’ by Tom Haworth
2013 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship jury highly commend ‘Room for Improvement’ by Tom Haworth

2013 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship jury highly commend ‘Room for Improvement’ by Tom Haworth

10 June 2013

The jury was chaired by Lord Foster and included Roz Barr, RIBA Vice-President Elect Education, architecture critic Ellis Woodman, architect Zohra Chiheb and Spencer de Grey, Stefan Behling and Narinder Sagoo of Foster + Partners. Applications were received from 40 universities in 13 countries. Click here for more...


Read more at: Mapungubwe National Park Interpretation Centre by Michael Ramage, Peter Rich and John Ochsendorf has been shortlisted for the Aga Kahn Award for Architecture
Mapungubwe National Park Interpretation Centre by Michael Ramage, Peter Rich and John Ochsendorf has been shortlisted for the Aga Kahn Award for Architecture

Mapungubwe National Park Interpretation Centre by Michael Ramage, Peter Rich and John Ochsendorf has been shortlisted for the Aga Kahn Award for Architecture

2 May 2013

The Mapungubwe Interpretive Centre in South Africa uses novel design and construc­tion techniques to allow local materials and labour to be used in production. The pro­ject is developed for labour-intensive construction to enable poverty relief and skills transfer into the surrounding area. Form-finding based on...


Read more at: Cambridge alumni dominate Designs of the Year 2013

Cambridge alumni dominate Designs of the Year 2013

16 April 2013

There were 17 nominations for the Architecture category of the London Design Museum's Designs of the Year 2013 . Of the five UK nominations, three involved former Cambridge students of the 1990s as follows: A Room For London, (Southbank Centre), UK An installation on the roof of the Queen Elizabeth Hall at Southbank Centre...


Read more at: EcoHouse group video has been published in the Telegraph as part of the RBS video competition
EcoHouse group video has been published in the Telegraph as part of the RBS video competition

EcoHouse group video has been published in the Telegraph as part of the RBS video competition

28 March 2013

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Read more at: 'Robust Hospitals' film

'Robust Hospitals' film

26 March 2013

The research project 'Design and Delivery of Robust Hospital Environments in a Changing Climate' was funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and the Department of Health (2009-2013). Led by Professor Alan Short, with researchers at Cambridge, Loughborough, Leeds and the Open University, the project...


Read more at: Scroope Terrace in C20 magazine
Scroope Terrace in C20 magazine

Scroope Terrace in C20 magazine

18 March 2013

A brief essay on the 100-year history of the Department of Architecture, written by Alistair Fair, was published in the Spring 2013 issue of C20 Magazine, the regular publication of the Twentieth Century Society. The essay pays particular attention to the Department's 1959 extension, designed by Colin St John Wilson and...


Read more at: RIBA Education grant funds placement in Beijing for MPhil student
RIBA Education grant funds placement in Beijing for MPhil student

RIBA Education grant funds placement in Beijing for MPhil student

28 February 2013

The RIBA Education Fund makes grants to students of architecture in the UK experiencing financial hardship. The fund was set up to ensure that the study of architecture remains financially accessible to all, ensuring access to those who would otherwise struggle with the costs. As MPhil student Dan Ladyman, a recipient of...