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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.

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.

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