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The Hubb, which derives from the Arabic word for love, is the first project of AWMA Design Studio, established by four creatives from diverse backgrounds and fields.

Dr Rachel Aldred, Reader in Transport at the University of Westminster, has recently published a research calling for more cycle tracks to combat London bus delays.

Five projects by Westminster Transport Planning and Management MSc students, graduates and staff have been showcased at the 14th annual Cycling and Society symposium, held on 7 and 8 September.

Two drawings by former students John Cook and Ben Pollock from Design Studio 18 will feature at international conferences and exhibitions in Michigan, USA and Toronto, Canada in September and October.

Emma Watson, a graduate from the Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Westminster, was appointed by architectural practice Hodder+Partners as it continues to strengthen its design and commercial capabilities.

Four Westminster students studying on the Designing Cities: Planning and Architecture BA Honours course, had the opportunity to take part in an international workshop on ‘Creative Towns’ taking place in Calabria, in the South of Italy. Organised by Senior Lecturer and Course Leader Giulio Verdini, the international study trip was...

‘Clearing’ and ‘stress’. Two words that, for most people, go hand-in-hand - but they don’t have to. In addition to the University of Westminster’s free Clearing Toolkit to help you organise your thoughts, here are some bits of advice from across the University to help to beat those Clearing blues.

Students from the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment have drawn the 2016/17 academic year to a successful close earning recognition in a wide range of external awards.

Professor Michael Neuman, teaching Sustainable Urbanism in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, has co-developed the organisation of a two-week sustainable urban design workshop in Florence in June. He was joined by Westminster students who presented their ideas to local authorities in connection with sustainable urban developments for...

Pamela Jankowska, who graduated from the Interior Architecture BA Honours course this year, received two awards in the Architects for Health Student Design Competition, while a fellow alumna, Christina Matay, had her project Highly Commended in the London Design Award category.

Westminster alumnus Gautom Menon is among the 50 most influential Indians on GQ’s list of young innovators, who have challenged the status quo and led change in their country.

On 14 and 15 July, the University of Westminster hosted an interdisciplinary symposium focused on the relationship between ‘Tourism and the Night’.

Dr Andrew Smith, Reader in Tourism and Events at the University of Westminster, presented his research on commercialisation at a conference organised to discuss the crisis facing public parks.

Along with partner Valerio De Santis, Architecture BA Honours graduate Andrea Cappiello has been awarded first prize for their pavilion, which will debut at an upcoming music festival in Budapest, Hungary to an audience of thousands.

Students and staff from the MSc Architecture and Environmental Design (AED) programme recently attended the PLEA (Passive Low Energy Architecture) conference in Edinburgh.

World-renowed Architect and alumni of the Regent Street Polytechnic Richard Gilbert Scott passed away on 1 July 2017.

Westminster Professor Sadie Morgan and alumnus, renowned architect, Chris Wilkinson, have won the prestigious Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) 2017 national award recognising the best buildings created in the last twelve months.

The Centre for the Study of the Production of the Built Environment (ProBE), has published their updated business plan for 2017.

Hayley Grace, a Westminster MA Architecture student, recently attended an event organised by the London Real Estate Forum (LREF) where she had the chance to take part in debates and discussions regarding future housing and infrastructure development in London.

Students from the DS12 studio of Westminster's MA Architecture course have set up an exhibition of their coursework at Crossness pumping station for the Crossness Engines Trust foundation.

FAB FEST is a week-long celebration of design and making culminating in a public festival from 8-9 July presenting live music, entertainment and sustainable design to the public.

As housing, schools and hospitals continue to fail fire safety checks in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster, two Westminster academics analyse how such a situation could have arisen.

The Light and Flight Installation built for the London Festival of Architecture 2017 is on display until 15 July 2017 at the University of Westminster’s Marylebone Campus.

A research project has confirmed the need for interdisciplinary teaching across the fields of architectural design and urban planning, giving a boost to the University of Westminster’s Designing Cities: Planning and Architecture BA Honours course.

Dr Andrew Cook, Principal Research Fellow in the University of Westminster’s Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, and leader of air traffic management (ATM) research conducted at the University, has been appointed as member of the SESAR Scientific Committee.

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