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Architecture - 15.07.2014
New research and exhibition takes the public inside Mackintosh's architecture
New research and exhibition takes the public inside Mackintosh’s architecture
A new exhibition opening at the Hunterian Art Gallery this Friday (18 July) will offer new insights into the architectural work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The opening of the exhibition coincides with the culmination of a four-year research project, led by experts at the University of Glasgow. The 'Mackintosh Architecture: Context, Making and Meaning' project is the largest study of Mackintosh's architectural works ever undertaken and has led to a revaluation of this remarkably under-researched area of Mackintosh's output.

Architecture - Chemistry - 24.06.2014
Seeds to skyscrapers
Wood is one of the oldest building materials but its use is limited by its properties. With new funding, researchers aim to stretch these properties to an unprecedented degree, creating the means to build a skyscraper out of plants. Although the techniques to manipulate manufactured materials are better understood, the potential to generate materials with diverse properties based on plants may be far greater Michael Ramage It's not often that research begins with designing a wooden 70-storey office building that falls over, at least on paper.

Art and Design - Architecture - 09.06.2014
Sussex film historian features in National Gallery video
Sussex film historian features in National Gallery video
Sussex film historian features in National Gallery video How do Italian Renaissance painters and Hollywood film directors use architecture to get us to 'enter the picture'' Taking Antonello da Messin

Architecture - 04.06.2014
Better building through design
The construction industry could slash its carbon emissions by as much as 50% by optimising the design of new buildings, which currently use double the amount of steel and concrete required by safety codes.

Architecture - 27.05.2014
UCL submits plans to transform Wates House
UCL submits plans to transform Wates House
UCL has submitted a planning application to transform Wates House for The Bartlett School of Architecture.

Religions - Architecture - 27.05.2014
Distinctive 1960s university chapel recognised as East End landmark

Linguistics / Literature - Architecture - 23.05.2014
Comment: Downton Abbey, Americans, and an English Country House online course
Dr Jim Fitzmaurice, from the University of Sheffield's School of English, invites lovers of literature to go through the virtual key hole of some of the UK's most important country houses and delve i

Architecture - Environment - 15.04.2014
Future heat waves pose risk for population of Greater London
A study led by Oxford University has modelled the effects of future heat waves on people living in Greater London in 2050 and concludes that the risk of heat-related deaths could be significantly reduced if buildings were adapted properly for climate change.

Architecture - 26.03.2014
Lost text of 1968 godfather found
Lost text of 1968 godfather found
26 Mar 2014 A lost manuscript by the philosophical godfather of the 1968 protest movement and inspiration for today's urban protestors has been discovered by a University of Manchester lecturer.

Administration - Architecture - 10.03.2014
Peter Rees joins the Bartlett, UCL's faculty of the built environment
Peter Rees joins the Bartlett, UCL’s faculty of the built environment
Peter Wynne Rees is to join The Bartlett in April after 29 years as the City of London Corporation's City Planning Officer.

Architecture - 21.02.2014
Smart glass
A newly-developed coating could enable buildings to have antireflective self-cleaning windows and could increase the efficiency of solar cells.

Architecture - 15.02.2014
ANALYSIS: small is beautiful when it comes to flood protection
ANALYSIS: small is beautiful when it comes to flood protection
15 Feb 2014 As a series of unprecedented storms continue to wreak havoc on the country, Dr Angela Connelly, from The University of Manchester who has just completed research into innovative new flood technologies, argues we can no longer rely on large scale flood defences.

Architecture - 06.02.2014
Regeneration expert speaks about transforming high streets across the world
Regeneration expert speaks about transforming high streets across the world
o Australian city centre revival project turned area into a top tourist destination o Empty shop rates across the UK stand at 11.1 per cent An internationally-recognised regeneration expert wi

Computer Science - Architecture - 28.01.2014
Bristol joins Intel Parallel Computing Center Program to collaborate on parallel computing
Modern computer systems are becoming increasingly parallel, which can make them much more challenging to use efficiently.

Architecture - History / Archeology - 20.01.2014
Stairways to heaven and other places
We go up and down them all the time - but seldom do we think about their historical development as elements of architecture.

Architecture - 17.12.2013
The Bartlett School of Architecture announces new director
The Bartlett School of Architecture announces new director
The Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Bob Sheil as new Director of the School, effective from January 2014.

Architecture - Earth Sciences - 05.12.2013
Lottery fund support to breathe a new lease of life into St Peter’s seminary

History / Archeology - Architecture - 02.12.2013
Investigating Liverpool’s court housing
PhD student Kerry Massheder outside Liverpool's only remaining court dwellings on Pembroke Place Liverpool was once dominated by court housing, but with only one example remaining in the city a research project is seeking first hand accounts of life in these dense domestic settings.

Architecture - 14.11.2013
Oxford Preservation Trust Awards recognise University buildings
Oxford Preservation Trust Awards recognise University buildings

Linguistics / Literature - Architecture - 13.11.2013
Buildings for books: the complete story of the library
For 20 years architectural historian Dr James Campbell waited for someone to write a definitive book about libraries.

Environment - Architecture - 13.11.2013
Scrubbing up: preparing hospitals for climate change
Innovative designs for retrofitting the vast NHS estate to stem rising carbon emissions and adapt hospitals to perform through a changing climate are being created through a multi-university collaborative effort.

Social Sciences - Architecture - 12.11.2013
High rise challenges in China
As the skyscraper centre of the world continues to shift from North America to China, architecture students from The University Of Nottingham are keeping pace with the country's rapidly changing skyline.

Architecture - Religions - 06.11.2013
The secret language of sacred spaces: new book on religious architecture launched in Bristol
The Secret Language of Sacred Spaces, a richly-illustrated overview of the religious architecture of the world by University of Bristol historian Jon Cannon, will be launched at St Stephen's Church, Bristol this Saturday [9 November].

Architecture - 30.10.2013
Future internet aims to sever links with servers
A revolutionary new architecture aims to make the internet more "social" by eliminating the need to connect to servers and enabling all content to be shared more efficiently.

Architecture - 28.10.2013
University open today - but roads and public transport affected

Architecture - History / Archeology - 25.10.2013
Putting our House in order
With the Houses of Parliament requiring costly renovation, new research suggests we may have something to learn from plans in the 1730s to rebuild the Palace of Westminster.

Architecture - Environment - 23.10.2013
Good tidings for coastal communities
The sea sustains life but also threatens it. An innovative design concept by Ed Barsley aims to contend with rising seawater by welcoming it into our coastal settlements.

Architecture - Art and Design - 25.09.2013
New exhibition celebrates University's 'brutal and beautiful' buildings
New exhibition celebrates University’s ’brutal and beautiful’ buildings

Architecture - Computer Science - 18.09.2013
Live demonstration of SDN-enabled optical circuit switching at ECOC 2013
A live demonstration of a hybrid packet-optical circuit switched software-defined network (SDN) will take place at Europe's largest optical event next week.

Architecture - 23.07.2013
Final Part of Western Infirmary Site Acquired
The University of Glasgow has completed the transfer of ownership of the last part of the Western Infirmary site resulting in the entire fourteen acres now being owned by the University.

Architecture - 04.07.2013
Nottingham campuses are showcased in a new architectural book
The growth of The University of Nottingham 's campuses is showcased in a new book of stunning photographs by Nottingham-based architectural photographer Martine Hamilton Knight.

Architecture - 04.07.2013
The University of Manchester announces issue of £300m 4.25% Bonds due 2053
The University of Manchester announces issue of £300m 4.25% Bonds due 2053
04 Jul 2013 Bonds assigned a rating of Aa1 by Moody's Not for release, publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States or any other jurisdiction where to do so would be unlawful.

Architecture - Economics - 03.07.2013
Letting buildings breathe
Natural ventilation technology which has the potential to reduce heating bills by as much as 50%, while drastically reducing energy consumption, has been developed by a Cambridge spin-out.

Architecture - Event - 20.06.2013
Innovative designs at The Bartlett Summer Show 2013
Innovative designs at The Bartlett Summer Show 2013
The Bartlett School of Architecture UCL will present innovative designs in its annual student showcase The Bartlett Summer Show from 21 - 29 June.

Art and Design - Architecture - 19.06.2013
University’s Bramall Music Building receives prestigious architectural award

Architecture - 03.06.2013
Flood defences: small is beautiful
Flood defences: small is beautiful
03 Jun 2013 A changing climate and the increasing prevalence of surface water flooding means we can no longer rely only on large defences to protect people and property, according to a University of Manchester researcher.

Architecture - History / Archeology - 24.05.2013
New edition of Pevsner's Sussex launched on campus
New edition of Pevsner’s Sussex launched on campus

Art and Design - Architecture - 20.05.2013
Postcard: Dr Iain Jackson in India
Postcard: Dr Iain Jackson in India
Gathering stones from riverbeds surrounding the Indian city of Chandigarh in 1958, Nek Chand, a local road inspector, began to build what is now the country's second most popular tourist destination after the Taj Mahal.

Architecture - 01.05.2013
Sting in the tail
01 May 2013 Meteorologists have gained a better understanding of how storms like the one that battered Britain in 1987 develop, making them easier to predict.

Art and Design - Architecture - 01.05.2013
Refurbishment of Attenborough Centre about to begin
Refurbishment of Attenborough Centre about to begin

Architecture - 30.04.2013
University launches online access guide for disabled users
University launches online access guide for disabled users

Architecture - 23.04.2013
Major expansion to Pembroke launched
Major expansion to Pembroke launched

Architecture - History / Archeology - 13.03.2013
Guidebook celebrates Leeds’ vibrant campus

Architecture - 20.02.2013
UCL acquires new space on Hampstead Road

Architecture - Religions - 31.01.2013
2013 Slade Lectures unveiled
2013 Slade Lectures unveiled

Architecture - 03.01.2013
Project aims to inspire next generation of architects and designers

Architecture - 18.12.2012
Giant bell has Christmas a-peal
Giant bell has Christmas a-peal

Environment - Architecture - 06.12.2012
Celebrating Welsh design

Education - Architecture - 02.12.2012
Stoke Damerel Project

Architecture - Religions - 20.11.2012
Oxford Preservation Trust Awards recognise University buildings
Oxford Preservation Trust Awards recognise University buildings