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Read more at: 'The Sun Never Knew How Great it is Until it Struck the Side of a building' a Daylight Talk by the renowned architectural professor Dean Hawkes is now available to watch on YouTube

'The Sun Never Knew How Great it is Until it Struck the Side of a building' a Daylight Talk by the renowned architectural professor Dean Hawkes is now available to watch on YouTube

20 June 2022

View the talk here: https://youtu.be/uVrwH4s8CHY


Read more at: The final episode of the Science, Policy and Climate Resilience podcast with Prof. Emily So is out now

The final episode of the Science, Policy and Climate Resilience podcast with Prof. Emily So is out now

20 June 2022

For the new 4-part mini-series - Science, Policy and Climate Resilience - Host Rob Doubleday is joined by new Co-Host Emily So, Professor of Architectural Engineering, University of Cambridge. Season 6 is focusing on the race to resilience global climate campaign and how to accelerate climate priorities after COP26. In the...


Read more at: The Department would like to congratulate PhD student Ana Gatoo on winning one of the 12 Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR) PhD Awards for outstanding research and potential

The Department would like to congratulate PhD student Ana Gatoo on winning one of the 12 Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR) PhD Awards for outstanding research and potential

13 June 2022

Ana is a PhD student with the Centre for Natural Material Innovation and won the award for her research into digital timber technologies. For more information visit: https://www.csar.org.uk/student-awards/2022/


Read more at: The first episode of a new podcast series co-hosted by Dr Emily So with Dr Rob Doubleday of the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) is out now

The first episode of a new podcast series co-hosted by Dr Emily So with Dr Rob Doubleday of the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) is out now

23 May 2022

The episode, entitled ' Science, Policy & Climate Resilience: COP26', is available here: https://www.csap.cam.ac.uk/Research-Policy-Engagement/science-and-policy-podcast/science-policy-and-climate-resilience/


Read more at: Open Days 2022 - 7 and 8 July

Open Days 2022 - 7 and 8 July

23 May 2022

The Open Days will take place on the 7th and 8th July. For more information and to book visit: https://www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/events/cambridge-open-days


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...