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.
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.
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.
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...
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.