Architecture is central to the major issues affecting society today. The performance of the built environment is a subject of national and global concern in relation to its impact on climate change, the use of resources, economic development and the health and well-being of individuals.
The wsa offers all the qualifications necessary to become a registered architect in the United Kingdom, and has a reputation for producing graduates with the ability to cope well with the diverse demands of practice.
The School offers a broad spectrum of opportunities to candidates for research degrees
Research centres in the School provide a focus for the range of different research themes. Staff may be affiliated to one or more centres, which allows them the flexibility to pursue a range of interests and maximise interdisciplinary working. The diverse range of centres reflects the varied interests and achievements of staff.
See the latest news and events for March 2012
The Cardiff MA Urban Design has just received Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accreditation, effective from September 2012. read more
Following the remarkable success of the first international Low Carbon Architecture Summer Programme, the Welsh School of Architecture is hosting its second LCASP from 2 to 16 August 2014 with the dedicated theme of 'Sustainable Built Environments', read more
The Low Carbon Research Institute's (LCRI) Welsh Energy Sector Training (WEST) project embarked on a cross-country tour around Wales in November to promote the launch of its new training courses, read more
Taylor & Francis online has listed,'City futures: exploring urban retrofit and sustainable transitions' paper by, Malcolm Eames, Tim Dixon, Tim May & Miriam Hunt as being top 10 in two categories: 'design' and 'building and construction', read more
Although new zero-carbon buildings are an important part of any low carbon transition, but in existing cities it must occur alongside the transformation of the current building stock and infrastructure, read more
Graduates of the Cardiff University Masters degree in Architecture talk about their work. An exhibition of the students' work was held in the University's Bute building in July 2012.