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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.

For the first time Westminster undergraduate Architecture students had the opportunity to work at NORR Architects, gaining professional and practice-based insight.

Monsoon [+ other] Airs is the first of three symposia convened by Monsoon Assemblages, a five–year research project funded by the European Research Council and led by Director of Westminster Architecture research Professor Lindsay Bremner. Each symposium is structured around a material element: Monsoon Airs, Monsoon Waters and Monsoon Grounds.

Delegates from China Architecture Design Group (CADG), with eminent scholars in urban design from Tsinghua University, Tianjin University and Southeast University, China, met yesterday with academics from the Department of Planning and Transport, to explore international partnerships between China and the UK, relating to the practice and education of Urban...

Students studying Architecture at the University of Westminster have been invited to exhibit their Semester 1 design project ‘Indoor Weather’ on 6 and 7 May at the Imperial Festival 2017.

University of Westminster Architecture students together with acclaimed architects from Finland and the UK are to design and build an environmentally friendly wooden shelter at Lusto – The Finnish Forrest Museum in Finland between 29 April – 7 May. The project called Mobile Home London is commissioned by the Finnish...

Colin Harwood, who graduated from the Transport and Planning Management MSc course at the University of Westminster, has won the 2016 Voorhees-Large Prize for his dissertation “An Investigation into the Accuracy of Trip Generation Forecasts for New Developments in England”.

Ana Becheru, University of Westminster alumna who graduated with an Architecture Postgraduate Diploma in RIBA Part III in 2016, has been nominated and reached the finals in the European Women in Construction and Engineering (WICE) Awards 2017.

Twenty final year students from the Real Estate BSc Honours course, together with University of Westminster staff, completed a five-day trip to Bucharest as part of the International Property and Planning Practice module.

Sean Griffiths, Professor of Architecture at the University of Westminster was featured in an article in the Financial Times where he spoke about current trends in interior design and his current projects.

Professor Michael Neuman, who recently joined the University of Westminster as Professor of Sustainable Urbanism, has given a very successful inaugural lecture – the last Westminster Talk this season - addressing the future of London and its infrastructure after Brexit, on the eve of triggering Article 50 on 29 March.

Westminster final year undergraduate students from the Tourism and Events Management BA Honours course have organised successful live event projects in London, as part of the ‘Staging an Event’ module.

In association with the University of Westminster, alumnus Robert Lilly was awarded the Constructor's Prize by the Worshipful Company of Constructors for the excellent performance in his studies.

Simon Joss, Researcher in the Department of Politics and International Relations and Co-Director of the International Eco-Cities Initiative at the University of Westminster, has been quoted in the Times newspaper’s print version on defining ‘smart cities’.

Dr Maria Christina Georgiadou, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Property and Construction, together with Dr Isis Nunez Ferrera and Ben Fagan Watson from the University’s Policy Studies Institute, will be part of an international team flying to South Africa for a project funded by the Economic and Social Research...

The exchange programme of the Tourism and Events Management BA Honours course, offered to students to experience life abroad and broaden careers horizons, has developed new partnerships with universities abroad and increased the number of Westminster students involved in the programme.

Dr Colin Gleeson, Reader in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Westminster Business School Research Associate Melahat Sahin-Dikmen and Professor Linda Clarke from the Westminster Business School have been appointed for a two-year, ten-country research project on Vocational Education and Training for Low Energy Construction (VET4LEC).

Twenty Tourism and Event Management BA students from the University of Westminster visited the event agency Event Concept, based in London, to gain insight into the work of event agencies and the production of events.

Hundreds of students from the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster were given the chance to travel across the globe gaining practical experience by exploring different countries’ architectural landmarks.

A design challenge, set up by the University of Westminster with a vision to transform 100 disused public spaces in South Asia, saw over 1500 local undergraduate architecture students make this vision a reality across 42 cities and towns.

The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment hosted the sixth annual speed interviewing and networking event supported by Women in Property south east (WiP)

The Digital Construction Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) received the Premier Award for Innovation in Education & Training from the Chartered Institute of Building International Research and Innovation Awards.

Westminster Tourism Management student Paola Putzolu has won the 2016 Tourism Management Institute (TMI) Postgraduate Prize for her dissertation on medical tourism.

University of Westminster Senior Lecturers Dr Nasser Golzari, and Dr Yara Sharif along with Professor Murray Fraser from Bartlett UCL, received the RIBA President's Commendation Award of Research 2016 for their design projects at Palestine Regeneration Team (PART)/Golzari NG Architects, under the cities and community category.

Irish-born architect Angela Brady, who obtained her Architecture Postgraduate Diploma Professional Practice (RIBA Part III) at the University of Westminster in 1986, was announced as one of the recipients of Irish Diaspora Awards 2017.

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