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Lucy Natarajan advises on Council of Europe Nafplion Declaration

Lucy Natarajan advises on Council of Europe Nafplion Declaration

10 July 2014

The Bartlett School of Planning's Dr Lucy Natarajan has played a key role in the development of a resolution on the role of participatory democracy in spatial planning which was recently adopted at the 16th session of the Council of Europe Conference of Ministers Responsible for Spatial/Regional Planning ...

Energy
UCL-Energy transport team collaborate on three new reports

UCL-Energy transport team collaborate on three new reports

10 July 2014

The UCL-Energy transport team have published three new reports:

Energy
UCL-Energy staff collaborate on 'Air Transportation and the Environment' Special Issue

UCL-Energy staff collaborate on 'Air Transportation and the Environment' Special Issue

A Special Issue on “Air Transportation and the Environment” has been published in the July 2014 volume of Transport Policy, the official journal of the World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS).

Energy
Third MECON project meeting held in Cambodia

Third MECON project meeting held in Cambodia

In May, the third meeting of the MECON project was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  The MECON project is investigating effective energy efficiency policy implementation targeting Modern Energy Consumers (i.e. those living ...

DPU
DPU Celebrates 60 Years with Anniversary Conference

DPU Celebrates 60 Years with Anniversary Conference

Between 2nd and 4th July 2014 the DPU welcomed over 200 participants to our anniversary conference Thinking Across Boundaries: Re-imagining Planning in the Urban Global South.

Energy
UCL-Energy staff publish 'The shape of warmth: temperature profiles in living rooms'

UCL-Energy staff publish 'The shape of warmth: temperature profiles in living rooms'

The most commonly used family of models in representing the UK building stock, BREDEM (the Building Research Establishment Domestic Energy Models), assume that all homes exhibit the same heating pattern and hence can ...

Energy
UCL-Energy researcher named regional representative for IEEE Power & Energy Society Women in Power

UCL-Energy researcher named regional representative for IEEE Power & Energy Society Women in Power

Senior Research Associate Dr. Catalina Spataru has been named the regional representative for Europe in the IEEE Power & Energy Society 'Women in Power'.

Energy
A new database and 3D model of energy use in the national non-domestic building stock

A new database and 3D model of energy use in the national non-domestic building stock

A team at the UCL Energy Institute led by Professor Philip Steadman is developing a new type of database/ model of the national non-domestic building stock. Other members of the team are Dr ...

Architecture
Bartlett Young Architects Workshop

Bartlett Young Architects Workshop

This year the Bartlett School of Architecture hosted again Leopold Primary School, a local school from Harlesden, north-west London, for a one-day creative workshop.

Starting with a visit to the 2014 Bartlett Summer ...

Architecture
FABRICATE 2017 conference to be held in Shanghai

FABRICATE 2017 conference to be held in Shanghai

In July 2014, Professor Bob Sheil, Director of The Bartlett School of Architecture will be visiting Shanghai, China to promote the FABRICATE 2017 Conference. 

DPU
‘DPU60 Reflections’ Working Paper series announced as conference kicks off

‘DPU60 Reflections’ Working Paper series announced as conference kicks off

As the DPU60 Anniversary conference begins, and three days of discussions on the future of development planning get underway, we are delighted to announced the launch of the DPU60 Working Paper Series: Reflections.

Planning
Dr Elisabete Cidre sees her students as partners. Here’s why.

Dr Elisabete Cidre sees her students as partners. Here’s why.

Provost’s Teaching Award winner Dr Elisabete Cidre invited post-graduate students to create online resources for undergraduates.

Architecture
'Night Sky' by AY Architects

'Night Sky' by AY Architects

At a design challenge event held earlier this month at iGuzzini’s headquarters, the Architects' Journal (AJ) and the lighting specialists iGuzzini invited six architectural practices to create proposals for successfully integrating light ...

DPU
Launch of ‘Thinking Across Boundaries – Planning Dilemmas in the Urban Global South’ film series online

Launch of ‘Thinking Across Boundaries – Planning Dilemmas in the Urban Global South’ film series online

The DPU is proudly launching the ‘Thinking Across Boundaries – Planning Dilemmas in the Urban Global South’ short film series, in the run up to our DPU 60 conference later this week.

CASA
CASA at DIS 2014

CASA at DIS 2014

CASA researcher Dr Martin de Jode recently attended the 2014 conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2014) in Vancouver, Canada (June 21-25) where he co-presented a Demo entitled "The Haggle-O-Tron: design intervention in ...

Energy
UCL-Energy staff and students win third place in Best Paper Award at BSO14 conference

UCL-Energy staff and students win third place in Best Paper Award at BSO14 conference

A paper by UCL-Energy staff and students along with members of ArchiMetrics Ltd won third place in the Best Paper Award category at the 2nd Building Simulation and Optimisation BSO14 conference held ...

Energy
UCL-Energy staff undertake independent evaluation of Warm Front scheme

UCL-Energy staff undertake independent evaluation of Warm Front scheme

Working with Ipsos MORI, UCL Energy Institute staff have undertaken an independent evaluation of the Warm Front scheme’s operation for 2005 to the scheme closure in 2013.  The report, which includes qualitative ...

Architecture
It's here! #bartlettshow14

It's here! #bartlettshow14

The Bartlett Summer Show 2014, one of the world's biggest architecture degree shows, opens to the public tonight at 6pm.

Energy
UCL-Energy appoints Colin Calder as a member of the International Advisory Board

UCL-Energy appoints Colin Calder as a member of the International Advisory Board

Colin Calder, the CEO and Founder of PassivSystems, a provider of intelligent connected energy services for residential homes and for optimising solar PV assets, has been appointed to the University College London Energy ...

Architecture
Stage by the Sea opens in Littlehampton

Stage by the Sea opens in Littlehampton

Paul Bavister's latest competition-winning project with Flanaghan Lawrence, 'Stage by the Sea' (pictured) has recently opened in Littlehampton.

The 20m² seafront shelter and performance space for Littlehampton Town Council opened last month ...

ISR
Resources:Framed Competition 2014 Results

Resources:Framed Competition 2014 Results

Returning for a second year, the "Resources: Framed" Photography Competition 2014 is an annual competition open to all UCL staff and students with entries this year shortlisted by a panel led by Mark ...

Energy
First UCL symposium on energy, people and society

First UCL symposium on energy, people and society

More than 50 researchers from across UCL working on energy in a social context came together for the first time on Thursday 29 May for the UCL-Energy Social Sciences Group’s event “Energy ...

Energy
UCL-Energy joins Ricardo-AEA to propose 2030 renewable energy targets for Scotland

UCL-Energy joins Ricardo-AEA to propose 2030 renewable energy targets for Scotland

Ricardo-AEA, in collaboration with UCL Energy Institute, has been appointed by WWF Scotland – part of the international WWF network, one of the world’s most influential environmental organizations – to propose possible 2030 renewable ...

DPU
Introducing the DPU Student Photography Project

Introducing the DPU Student Photography Project

A group of MSc students from The Bartlett Development Planning Unit are proud to announce the launch of the DPU Photography Project Blog.

DPU
Staff and Students at Summer School on Human Development and Participatory Video in Spain

Staff and Students at Summer School on Human Development and Participatory Video in Spain

The DPU has been involved in a 2-week summer school (2-13 June) on Human Development and Participatory Research Video bringing together students and staff from 7 European universities exploring wellbeing issues in the ...