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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.

Duncan Bowie, Senior Lecturer in Planning and Transport at the University of Westminster, has written an article for The Conversation discussing decision-makers’ failures regarding the Grenfell Tower fire.

The University of Westminster’s Department of Architecture have awarded 23 students with over £6,000 worth of prizes.

The National Property Award, run by the Association of Women in Property (WiP), seeks the most talented young women in the region.

12 students from the Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment recently visited the BRE Innovation Park in Watford, one of a series of educational activities organised by the Westminster Construction Society to support learning and teaching for students engaged in the University’s undergraduate Construction programme.

Three students from the Architecture and Environmental Design MSc course at the University of Westminster finished as runners-up in the Green Infrastructure Design Challenge.

The University of Westminster’s end-of-year student exhibition, OPEN 2017, will launch on Thursday 15 June (18:00 – 21:30), as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2017. David Dernie, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment at Westminster, will open the exhibition.

Third year Architecture students from the University of Westminster have designed and built a timber “laavu” or shelter in the Punkaharju forests of eastern Finland.

The University of Westminster organised an alumni reunion celebrating its Tourism and Events courses’ 20th anniversary on 22 May 2017.

Academics from the ProBE research group to present research on post-war building workers at the Scottish Oral History Centre.

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.

Dr Colin Gleeson, Principal Lecturer in the Department of Property and Construction in the University’s Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, has been a joint author of a recently published data analysis of heat pump installations from the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme.

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