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EnergyWise launches project to assess the impact of smart meters on fuel-poor and vulnerable customers

EnergyWise launches project to assess the impact of smart meters on fuel-poor and vulnerable customers

05 May 2015

The EnergyWise LCNF Project has launched a pilot study to test participant recruitment rates. This project is the first to assess the impact of smart meters on fuel-poor and vulnerable customers. Early progress is good, with the initial target recruitment of 33 per cent being achieved within weeks of launch ...

Architecture
Bartlett alumni to participate in Chicago Architecture Biennial

Bartlett alumni to participate in Chicago Architecture Biennial

01 May 2015

Bartlett School of Architecture Alumni Safia Qureshi (Bartlett 2006) and Maxwell Mutanda (Bartlett 2008) have been selected to participate in the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial, which opens in October 2015 and promises to be North America’s largest international survey of contemporary architecture. Qureshi and Mutanda’s practice, Studio [D ...

Architecture
Bartlett ranked second in the world for Architecture

Bartlett ranked second in the world for Architecture

The Bartlett School of Architecture has taken second place in the The Guardian QS World University Rankings 2015 for Architecture, coming second to MIT and topping the list of UK universities. In the ...

Architecture
Urban Algae Folly at Milan Expo 2015

Urban Algae Folly at Milan Expo 2015

Urban Algae Folly, designed by ecoLogicStudio, the practice of Bartlett Lecturer Claudia Pasquero, is to be unveiled as part of the Future Food District project curated by Carlo Ratti Associati at the Milan ...

Energy
UCL-Energy, IEDE and LSHTM research assessing the potential health impacts of energy efficiency retrofits in England’s housing is published by BMJ Open

UCL-Energy, IEDE and LSHTM research assessing the potential health impacts of energy efficiency retrofits in England’s housing is published by BMJ Open

Joint research by UCL-Energy, IEDE and LSHTM has been published by BMJ Open. Colleagues at UCL and LSHTM developed a model based on the English Housing Survey (EHS) to investigate the impact that ...

Planning
TfL to name London Overground train in honour of Sir Peter Hall

TfL to name London Overground train in honour of Sir Peter Hall

In recognition of his contribution to London's transport infrastructure, Transport for London is dedicating a London Overground train in honour of the late Sir Peter Hall. 

Architecture
New Interactive Architecture Lab project: myCup

New Interactive Architecture Lab project: myCup

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch and their long-standing arts partner Create London have commissioned The Bartlett School of Architecture's Interactive Architecture Lab to build an installation that reflects our relationship with ...

Architecture
Next Helsinki finalists announced

Next Helsinki finalists announced

A design project by two PhD candidates at The Bartlett School of Architecture, Christos Papastergiou and Christiana Ioannou, has been shortlisted for the Next Helsinki competition. Launched as an alternative to the Guggenheim ...

CPM
Project success in the broadcasting and media industries

Project success in the broadcasting and media industries

What are some of the conditions for project success in the media and broadcasting industry? This is the question that Dr Efrosyni Konstantinou and Ben Brownlee have sought to answer in the last ...

Architecture
Bartlett PhD candidate shortlisted for Wheelwright Prize

Bartlett PhD candidate shortlisted for Wheelwright Prize

Bartlett School of Architecture PhD candidate Quynh Vantu has been shortlisted for Harvard University's Graduate School of Design (GSD) Wheelwright Prize. The $100,000 grant, which is awarded annually to a single ...

Energy
UCL Energy Institute joins International Energy Agency project simulating behaviour in buildings

UCL Energy Institute joins International Energy Agency project simulating behaviour in buildings


UCL Energy Institute has joined Nottingham University as UK representatives to IEA Annex 66: ‘Definition and Simulation of Occupant Behaviour in Buildings’.

DPU
DPU summerLabs 2015 now receiving applications!

DPU summerLabs 2015 now receiving applications!

The DPU summerLab team is proud to announce the launch of the 2015 workshops series. The DPU summerLab is a unique platform for one-week workshops in urban contested spaces, in partnership with local ...

Energy
The CoRE Fellowship submits a response to the Green Construction Board’s Call for Evidence on the Solid Wall Insulation Sector

The CoRE Fellowship submits a response to the Green Construction Board’s Call for Evidence on the Solid Wall Insulation Sector

The CoRE Fellowship has submitted a response to the Green Construction Board’s Call for Evidence on the Solid Wall Insulation Sector. The Call for Evidence was circulated to all CoRE Fellows, asking ...

Planning
How to Build a City in 10 Simple Steps

How to Build a City in 10 Simple Steps

As the Arab world’s largest metropolis, Cairo can be a cacophony of clatter, colour and choking car fumes; an overcrowded, overpopulated capital that’s long been bursting at the borders.

DPU
Learning Lima welcomes young Peruvian professionals to cLIMA sin Riesgo

Learning Lima welcomes young Peruvian professionals to cLIMA sin Riesgo

The action learning platform Learning Lima welcomes twelve interns and two advisors from Lima to join the project cLIMA sin Riesgo. Led by Adriana Allen and Rita Lambert, the interns will join fifty ...

Architecture
Bartlett students win international design competition

Bartlett students win international design competition

A group of six students and alumni from The Bartlett School of Architecture's BSc Architecture UG1 programme have won raumlaborberlin's Shabbyshabby Apartments
competition to design and build an 'apartment that everyone ...

Energy
ECD architects present the initial findings of a Post Occupancy Evaluation led by Carrie Behar

ECD architects present the initial findings of a Post Occupancy Evaluation led by Carrie Behar

For Green Sky Thinking 2015, ECD architects presented the initial findings of a detailed Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) and Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) of their own offices. The POE was lead by Carrie ...

ISR
Research Catalyst Grants - Winner Announcement

Research Catalyst Grants - Winner Announcement

Congratulations to the winners of this year's Research Catalyst Grants funded as part of the  ‘Global Food Security: Adaption, Resilience and Risk’ symposium theme.

IEDE
Engineering Doctorate student wins SimAUD Outstanding Paper Award

Engineering Doctorate student wins SimAUD Outstanding Paper Award

Yair Schwartz, has been awarded the SimAUD Outstanding Paper Award for a paper he wrote with his EngD supervisors, Dejan Mumovic and Rokia Raslan. Yair presented the paper at the 2015 Symposium on ...

DPU
Disrupting urban 'risk traps': Bridging finance and knowledge for climate resilient planning in Lima

Disrupting urban 'risk traps': Bridging finance and knowledge for climate resilient planning in Lima

Born out of Learning Lima, new DPU research explores the conditions that produce and reproduce urban ‘risk traps’. How and where do they materialise and with what consequences for women and men living ...

IEDE
Join us: UCL IEDE Lecturer x3

Join us: UCL IEDE Lecturer x3

UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering’s (IEDE) mission is to generate and exchange knowledge in the sustainable development of buildings and the urban environment and to train the future leaders in ...

Planning
BSP alumna awarded prestigious RTPI commendation

BSP alumna awarded prestigious RTPI commendation


Former Bartlett School of Planning student Ginny Duffell has been recognised by the Royal Town Planning Institute for the exceptional quality of her submission for Chartered Membership through the Assessment of Professional Competence ...

DPU
Building the evidence-base for Humanitarian Response in Cities

Building the evidence-base for Humanitarian Response in Cities

We have just released a major piece of work commissioned by DFID Humanitarian Policy and Partnerships Group, CHASE. The review, which can be downloaded from our website (pdf), looks at the current evidence-base ...

CASA
CASA prize in memory of Sinesio Alves Junior awarded at GISRUK 2015

CASA prize in memory of Sinesio Alves Junior awarded at GISRUK 2015

The CASA prize for the 'Best Paper on Spatial Analysis' in memory of Sinesio Alves Junior at the GISRUK 2015 conference was awarded to Alexandros Alexiou for his paper "The Role of Geographical ...

Architecture
Frédéric Migayrou curates Le Corbusier exhibition

Frédéric Migayrou curates Le Corbusier exhibition

The Centre Pompidou is to present a new retrospective, featuring three hundred works by Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, better know as Le Corbusier, opening on 29 April 2015. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue has ...