Architecture - Jan 4
A new report raises concerns about the proliferation of Airbnb and other short-term letting platforms (STLs) in the city and its effects on local residents. The report ( full version here ), written by academics, journalists and members of Greater Manchester Tenants Union and Greater Manchester Housing Action, finds a year on year growth rate of over 300% in Airbnb listings in Manchester between 2016 and 2020, and of nearly 400% for entire properties.
Architecture - Dec 10, 2021

The lives of people living with dementia in Greater Manchester, alongside carers and loved ones, can be improved through better access to housing that reflects the changing needs and diversity of the population, according to the finding of a new report published today (Friday 10 December) .

Architecture - Environment - Jan 22, 2018

A new monitoring tool for businesses has been developed by researchers at the University of Nottingham to help reduce energy use and cut costs. The e-Genie tool is an energy feedback system created by researchers at the University of Nottingham's school of Psychology and Horizon Digital Economy Institute with the purpose of engaging staff with energy data and supporting them to take action to reduce energy use.

Architecture - Health - Jul 28, 2017

In response to today's announcement by Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust concerning fire safety at its hospital sites, the University's Head of the Division of Medical Sciences, Professor Christopher Kennard, has written to staff.

Environment - Architecture - Mar 25, 2019

New insight into termites' architectural strategies could help us design more energy efficient self-sustaining buildings for humans. Many species of termite, whose societies are built on hierarchies of kings, queens, workers, and soldiers, live in towering nests that are ventilated by a complex system of tunnels.

Architecture - Sep 19, 2017

Professor Peter Childs from the Dyson School of Design Engineering discusses air quality in aircraft cabins in his Q&A.

Architecture - Art and Design - Jun 28, 2017

After almost eight years of designing and planning, construction has finally begun on an ancient Indian temple designed by Cardiff architect Professor Adam Hardy.

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