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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


Read more at: Applied Urban Modelling: Assessing Pathways Towards Energy Efficient and Climate-Wise City Regions (AUM2012)
Applied Urban Modelling: Assessing Pathways Towards Energy Efficient and Climate-Wise City Regions (AUM2012)

Applied Urban Modelling: Assessing Pathways Towards Energy Efficient and Climate-Wise City Regions (AUM2012)

30 May 2012

Thursday, 24 May 2012 to Saturday, 26 May 2012 Location: Little Hall and CRASSH


Read more at: EC Highlights TOSCA Project as Research Success Story

EC Highlights TOSCA Project as Research Success Story

21 May 2012

A University of Cambridge-led project has been highlighted as a research success story in the EC's "Towards Low-Carbon Transport in Europe" report.


Read more at: North West Cambridge Urban Design Charrette reports its findings
North West Cambridge Urban Design Charrette reports its findings

North West Cambridge Urban Design Charrette reports its findings

9 May 2012

Graduate students at Cambridge University’s Department of Architecture have put forward their vision for North West Cambridge, currently the most ambitious expansion of the University and the city. The publication of their charrette findings coincides with the University’s interviews this week to select architects for the...


Read more at: Michael Ramage wins the Wienerberger Brick Award 2012 with Peter Rich and John Ochsendorf for the Mapungubwe Interpretive Centre
Michael Ramage wins the Wienerberger Brick Award 2012 with Peter Rich and John Ochsendorf for the Mapungubwe Interpretive Centre

Michael Ramage wins the Wienerberger Brick Award 2012 with Peter Rich and John Ochsendorf for the Mapungubwe Interpretive Centre

8 May 2012

International architecture critics and architecture journalists submitted nominations for scores of outstanding buildings constructed using clay products. A total of 50 projects from 28 countries on five continents were shortlisted and the final decision was made by the international jury composed of architects Plamen...


Read more at: The inauguration of the Nanjing University - University of Cambridge Research Centre on Architecture and Urbanism
The inauguration of the Nanjing University - University of Cambridge Research Centre on Architecture and Urbanism

The inauguration of the Nanjing University - University of Cambridge Research Centre on Architecture and Urbanism

1 May 2012

New China-UK initiative : As the Department celebrates its 100 th anniversary and Nanjing University its 110 th year, we are pleased to launch a new collaboration. This initiative between Nanjing and Cambridge is an ideal opportunity to cement excellent relationships in architectural and urban studies. Common challenges of...


Read more at: Head of Department is listed in the TOP 50 GREEN LEADERS

Head of Department is listed in the TOP 50 GREEN LEADERS

17 April 2012

Professor Koen Steemers has been included in Building Design's list of "50 people who are currently setting the green agenda in the UK".


Read more at: Department’s Double British Academy Success
Department’s Double British Academy Success

Department’s Double British Academy Success

17 April 2012

Academics from the University of Cambridge’s Department of Architecture have received news of two successful British Academy applications in one week