UCL Home

We are The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. Our sections span the entire area of study and research. Individually, they lead their fields. In partnership, they develop new responses to pressing world issues. As a whole, they represent a world-leading, multidisciplinary faculty, united by the radical spirit of UCL.

Somos The Bartlett. As nossas seções abrangem a totalidade desta área de estudo e investigação. Individualmente, lideram seus respectivos campos. Em parceria, desenvolvem novas respostas para questões prementes a nível mundial. Como um todo, constituem um corpo docente líder a nível mundial, multidisciplinar e unido pelo espírito radical da UCL.

NewsRSS feed

Heritage
New UCL ISH research explores the chemistry of dusty books

New UCL ISH research explores the chemistry of dusty books

03 February 2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a dusty surface in a museum must be in need of cleaning. We all agree that dust is not aesthetically pleasing, and for this reason, we ...
Architecture
Bartlett School of Architecture celebrates topping out of 22 Gordon Street

Bartlett School of Architecture celebrates topping out of 22 Gordon Street

02 February 2016

The Bartlett School of Architecture, contractors Gilbert-Ash (GA), architects Hawkins\Brown and UCL last week celebrated reaching a significant milestone in the refurbishment of 22 Gordon Street (formerly Wates House) with a topping ...
ISR
Can Our Economies Grow Forever? - Paul Ekins TedxUCL Talk

Can Our Economies Grow Forever? - Paul Ekins TedxUCL Talk

02 February 2016


As human economies grow, they use more and more natural resources and increase their impacts of the environment. The question arises as to whether continuing economic growth is a realistic objective on a ...
Energy
UCL-Energy named in Lloyd’s List top 10 regulators of 2015

UCL-Energy named in Lloyd’s List top 10 regulators of 2015

UCL-Energy has been included in Lloyd’s List’s top 10 regulators of the shipping industry in 2015, alongside organisations such as the European Union, the International Chamber of Shipping and the Federal ...
IEDE
Report released analysing Business Energy Challenge data for London City Hall

Report released analysing Business Energy Challenge data for London City Hall

UCL IEDE's Dr Sung-Min Hong and UCL-Energy's Professor Paul Ruyssevelt have analysed data supplied by the Greater London Authority (GLA) collected as part of the Mayor of London’s Business Energy ...

Professor Laura Vaughan elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

Congratulations to Laura Vaughan, Professor of Urban Form and Society at The Bartlett School of Architecture, who has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (RHS).

Since it was founded in ...

Grayson Perry launches Bartlett 175

Artist Grayson Perry delivered the first ever Donaldson Lecture before a packed  audience at Conway Hall on 13 January 2016, launching a programme of special events celebrating 175 years of architectural education at ...

Henrietta Moore awarded DBE in the 2016 New Years Honours

The Bartlett is delighted to announce that Professor Henrietta L. Moore, Director of UCL's Institute for Global Prosperity, was made Dame Commander of the British Empire in the 2016 New Year Honours ...

UCL-Energy 2014/15 annual review now available

In our first ever annual review, explore the excellent work of our staff and students over the past academic year. In addition, look back on UCL-Energy's 2014/2015 seminar series and key ...

Grayson Perry launches Bartlett 175 celebrations with inaugural Donaldson Lecture

Award-winning artist Grayson Perry CBE will deliver the inaugural Donaldson Lecture on Wednesday 13 January 2016 at Conway Hall, launching a programme of special events celebrating 175 years of architectural education at The ...

The value of social networks in the diffusion of energy efficiency innovations in UK households

The UK Government has policy goals for increasing energy efficiency in existing homes. However, there are doubts that standard technology and behavioural innovations will be adopted widely enough in time to achieve the ...

Bringing Back the ‘Productive City’

Habitat III, a U.N. summit on human settlements that will take place in Quito, Ecuador, in October 2016, is causing much excitement among urban professionals across the globe. The third of its ...

Assemble win 2015 Turner Prize

Congratulations to architecture and design collective Assemble who have been awarded Britain's leading contemporary art award, The Turner Prize, for their Liverpool housing scheme, Granby Four Streets.

UCL IEDE staff share thoughts on COP21 agreement

UCL IEDE staff members have been reflecting on COP21 and sharing their thoughts on the Paris agreement. You can read more on the UCL IEDE blog.

EventsRSS feed

DPU
Ruina: The Story of Torre David in Caracas - The Challenges of Self-building Communities Appropriating Urban Vacant Properties

Ruina: The Story of Torre David in Caracas - The Challenges of Self-building Communities Appropriating Urban Vacant Properties

03 February 2016

CASA
Understanding Complex Buildings: Space Syntax as a theory and method to unpack spatial networks and social processes - Kerstin Sailer

Understanding Complex Buildings: Space Syntax as a theory and method to unpack spatial networks and social processes - Kerstin Sailer

03 February 2016

Bartlett
Alan Turing Summit: Future Cities

Alan Turing Summit: Future Cities

04 February 2016

IEDE
Building Better Buildings: 50 years of Environmental Design and Engineering at The Bartlett

Building Better Buildings: 50 years of Environmental Design and Engineering at The Bartlett

15 February 2016

Sustainable
Resources:Framed Photography Competition 2016

Resources:Framed Photography Competition 2016

09 November 2015 - 26 February 2016

To coincide with the 2016 UN-Water theme and World Water Day on March 22, this year’s Resources:Framed photo competition will be themed ‘Water for People, Water by People’.

UCL ISR now ...
Bartlett
The Future City through the Prism of Film and Performance Architecture

The Future City through the Prism of Film and Performance Architecture

25 January 2016

Our first 2016 event on Future Cities explores how Film and Performance Architecture influence and shape our understanding, vision and perception of one or multiple urban futures and the way we attempt to ...
Energy
UCL-Energy Seminar: 'Energy technology innovation and the role of governments: state of the art, new developments, and key questions' with Dr. Laura Diaz Anadon, Visiting Senior Lecturer at UCL STEaPP

UCL-Energy Seminar: 'Energy technology innovation and the role of governments: state of the art, new developments, and key questions' with Dr. Laura Diaz Anadon, Visiting Senior Lecturer at UCL STEaPP

02 February 2016

There is widespread agreement regarding the need for new and improved energy technologies to meet the environmental, economic, security, and access challenges associated with our current energy system. The specific role of public ...
Architecture
Think Space

Think Space

02 February 2016

How we experience, navigate, represent and conceive space is an essential part of our private lives and our interaction with other people. In the first Think Space event, artist Dryden Goodwin, neuroscientist John ...
Architecture
*CANCELLED* Thomas Heatherwick – Bartlett International Lecture Series

*CANCELLED* Thomas Heatherwick – Bartlett International Lecture Series

03 February 2016

We regret to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances Thomas Heatherwick's lecture as part of our International Lecture Series on Wednesday 3 February 2016 has been cancelled. 

Imagining Carfree Cities: Birmingham as a Case-Study - John Urry

23 March 2016

John URRY is Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Institute for Social Futures at Lancaster University. He is completing a book ‘What is the Future’ (2016). This draws upon work for ...

Drawing Futures Conference and Book Launch

10 - 11 November 2016

Drawing Futures is an international peer-reviewed conference on speculative drawing for art and architecture. Drawing Futures 2016 will be held on the 10 – 11 November 2016 at The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.