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FleaFollyArchitects exhibit at Jerwood Makers Open

FleaFollyArchitects exhibit at Jerwood Makers Open

19 August 2014

FleaFollyArchitects, Bartlett Alumni Thomas Hillier and Pascal Bronner, are exhibiting as part of this year's Jerwood Makers Open. The duo are known for using unorthodox narratives and programmes to create original and often surreal observations.

Their piece, The Modern Prometheus (pictured), uses the themes and characters from Mary Shelley ...

Architecture
Robots take over Tate Britain at night

Robots take over Tate Britain at night

15 August 2014

Bartlett MArch Unit 14 graduate and current doctorate student David di Duca, in collaboration with design studio The Workers, has created a unique interactive project allowing the public to explore Tate Britain at night via remote controlled robots.

After Dark invites people all over the world to view Tate Britain ...

CPM
C&PM achieves top marks for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey

C&PM achieves top marks for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey

The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management has received top-marks from its students in the recent National Student Survey (NSS), with 100% saying they are satisfied overall with their experience at the ...

Architecture
Bartlett alum exhibits at Venice 2014

Bartlett alum exhibits at Venice 2014

Bartlett PhD alum Dr Léa-Catherine Szacka is exhibiting at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, directed by architect Rem Koolhaas. Her exhibit is one of the 41 installations ...

Architecture
A swan song for Wates House

A swan song for Wates House

Bartlett MArch Architecture graduate Daniel Cotton has created a short film about the old Wates House which was screened as part of The Bartlett Summer Show earlier this summer.

Cotton spent much of ...

Architecture
Jane Duncan elected RIBA President

Jane Duncan elected RIBA President

Bartlett alum Jane Duncan has been elected the next President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the UK body for architecture and the architectural profession.  Jane will become President Elect on ...

CASA
CASA at the Green Man Festival

CASA at the Green Man Festival

CASA's Flora Roumpani (@en_topia) and Martin Zaltz Austwick (@sociablePhysics) go into the field(s) this weekend, bringing CASA's 3D Printing expertise to the Green Man Festival. They will be demonstrating the ...

Planning
John Tomaney: "English cities are weak compared to cities around the world"

John Tomaney: "English cities are weak compared to cities around the world"

Ben Harrison from Centre for Cities talks to Prof John Tomaney from the Bartlett School of Planning at UCL about combining redistribution with devolution, London’s dependence on other cities, and how to ...

The Bartlett
SEAHA Studentships in Heritage Science – applications still open

SEAHA Studentships in Heritage Science – applications still open

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA) at University College London, University of Oxford and University of Brighton is currently advertising eight fully funded 4-year ...

Architecture
RMIT Design Hub hosts Alisa Andrasek and Bloom

RMIT Design Hub hosts Alisa Andrasek and Bloom

Bartlett MArch GAD Programme Leader Alisa Andrasek, is to be a special guest of Design Hub at the RMIT School of Architecture and Design in Melbourne this August. Her interactive installation Bloom will ...

Energy
Sustainable gardening at the UCL Energy Institute

Sustainable gardening at the UCL Energy Institute

Permission has been granted to transform two courtyards at Central House into sustainable garden areas. The project will focus on increasing local biodiversity and adding links to the London wildlife corridor.

Energy
Professor Tadj Oreszczyn becomes Director of The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources

Professor Tadj Oreszczyn becomes Director of The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources

The Bartlett, UCL's Faculty of the Built Environment have confirmed the appointment of Prof. Tadj Oresczcyn as Director of the School of Environment, Energy and Resources. Tadj will be stepping down as ...

Architecture
RIBA Research Trust Award for Clay Robotics Project

RIBA Research Trust Award for Clay Robotics Project


Bartlett PhD graduate and MArch GAD tutor Dr Guan Lee and Slade artist and researcher Dr Eleanor Morgan have been awarded a prestigious RIBA Research Trust Award for their project 'Clay Robotics: Sustainable ...

CPM
C&PM academics win Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities grant

C&PM academics win Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities grant

A team of academics at The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management and the Department of Geography have won funding from UCL’s Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities small grants scheme, to ...

The Bartlett
A tribute to Professor Sir Peter Hall (1932-2014)

A tribute to Professor Sir Peter Hall (1932-2014)

Today we received with sadness the news of the passing of our dear colleague, friend, and outstanding planner and academic, Professor Sir Peter Hall.

The Bartlett
The Bartlett is moving

The Bartlett is moving

Last week saw The Bartlett School of Planning and The Bartlett Library move into new premises in Central House, leaving Wates House to be prepared for its Hawkins\Brown-designed retrofit. 

Energy
EU Energy Efficiency target should be more ambitious and legally binding say leading energy demand researchers

EU Energy Efficiency target should be more ambitious and legally binding say leading energy demand researchers

The European Commission’s proposed energy efficiency target announced today is insufficient and should remain at the level of 40% originally considered say a leading group of researchers from the UK Research Council ...

Energy
wholeSEM celebrates first birthday

wholeSEM celebrates first birthday

The whole systems energy modelling consortium (wholeSEM) celebrated a successful first year by holding their inaugural Annual Conference on 8th & 9th July at the Royal Academy of Engineering. The conference brought together stakeholders ...

Energy
Director's introduction to the summer 2014 newsletter

Director's introduction to the summer 2014 newsletter

Having just returned from working on a Lancet Commission report 'Climate Crisis: Emergency Actions to Protect Human Health' in smog ridden Beijing, the impact of energy use both at a local and global ...

Energy
Lancet Commission on Climate Change and Health hold second meeting in Beijing

Lancet Commission on Climate Change and Health hold second meeting in Beijing

From the July 8-10th, 2014, the Lancet Commission on Climate Change and Health held its second meeting along with a public event held in the evening of the 9th, at Tsinghua University in ...

The Bartlett
Celebrating 25 years of Space Syntax Ltd.

Celebrating 25 years of Space Syntax Ltd.

Space Syntax Limited was established on 17 July 1989 and last week it celebrated its 25th birthday.

The Bartlett
Professor Alan Penn reappointed as Dean

Professor Alan Penn reappointed as Dean

Professor Alan Penn has been reappointed Dean of The Bartlett for a second five-year period. Alan Penn, who has occupied the role of Dean since 2009, is Professor of Architectural and Urban Computing ...

Grad Studies
The Housing, Energy and Wellbeing (HEW) Project

The Housing, Energy and Wellbeing (HEW) Project

Funded by the EPSRC and managed by staff at the The Complex Built Environment Systems group (CBES) at UCLinvestigates Integrated decision making about housing, energy and well-being, and supports policy making descisions about ...

Energy
Fair Pay for Fair Use? Social Challenges to Individual Heat Metering

Fair Pay for Fair Use? Social Challenges to Individual Heat Metering

Current energy policies and popular opinion assume that paying for the heat you use to keep your home warm is entirely fair. This assumption of fairness meant that the presence of gas and ...

Energy
Join us: Research Associate in Energy Systems Modelling (x2)

Join us: Research Associate in Energy Systems Modelling (x2)

We are seeking to appoint two Research Associates to undertake dedicated projects in energy systems analysis as part of the UK’s leading energy systems and modelling research team. You will work on ...