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Dissertation Day @ CASA 2015

Dissertation Day @ CASA 2015

04 September 2015

Its been fantastic year on the MSc Smart Cities and Urban Analytics, MRes Smart Cities and our MRes on Spatial Analysis and Urban Visualisation (now known as Spatial Data Science and Visualisation for the 2016 intake). The deadline for dissertation submission is 1st September each year, a time for celebration ...

DPU
A Playground for Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon

A Playground for Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon

04 September 2015

DPU Alumni have spent the last year working to build a playground for Syrian refugee children living in Bar Elias, Lebanon. Riccardo Conti, Joana Dabaj and Laura Antona, former BUDD students, have set up a not-for-profit design studio, CatalyticAction, and have completed this construction with the support of many other ...

Energy
UCL Energy Institute RBSA study sheds light on the Energy Efficiency Operational Indicator and the challenges for policymakers in implementing MRV

UCL Energy Institute RBSA study sheds light on the Energy Efficiency Operational Indicator and the challenges for policymakers in implementing MRV

On behalf of the Royal Belgian Shipowners Association (RBSA), UCL-Energy Shipping Group looked into the drivers of the indicator by carrying out a series of analyses on a set of owner-reported data. This ...

Architecture
Phd student Marcela Aragüez to exhibit in international exhibition in Switzerland

Phd student Marcela Aragüez to exhibit in international exhibition in Switzerland

Bartlett School of Architecture Phd student Marcela Aragüez will exhibit her research on the Rolex Learning Centre in the international exhibition CH-JP: Building in Context from 15 September to 1 October in ...

CASA
CASA Graduate: The first PhD in GeoDesign

CASA Graduate: The first PhD in GeoDesign

Left to right: Carl Steinitz (mentor), Henk Scholten (external examiner), Hrishi Ballal (the successful graduate), Brian Orland (external examiner via Skype), Mike Batty (supervisor). James Cheshire was also supervisor but not available for ...

Architecture
IABSE Milne Medal Awarded to Tim Lucas

IABSE Milne Medal Awarded to Tim Lucas

Tim Lucas, Lecturer in Technology at The Bartlett School of Architecture and Partner in Price & Myers, has been awarded the 2015 IABSE Milne Medal for excellence in structural design.

Architecture
B-made 3D printing technology restores rare quagga skeleton

B-made 3D printing technology restores rare quagga skeleton

Cutting-edge technology from The Bartlett School of Architecture's B-made (Bartlett Manufacturing and Exchange) facility has enabled the world’s rarest skeleton – a South African extinct zebra called a quagga – to stand on ...

Architecture
Architecture students using animation skills to build film careers

Architecture students using animation skills to build film careers

The Bartlett School of Architecture has been featured in a BBC News article exploring how architects are using digital animation and design skills to break into the world of film.

Heritage
UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the Mobile Heritage Lab

UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the Mobile Heritage Lab

The Mobile Heritage Lab is part of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA), and will aid the delivery of projects related to the research ...

The Bartlett
Professor May Cassar has been appointed as the judge for this year’s IHBC Gus Astley Student Awards

Professor May Cassar has been appointed as the judge for this year’s IHBC Gus Astley Student Awards

Speaking about her appointment as judge, Professor Cassar offered her appreciation of the offer to judge the awards, saying: ‘I am delighted to accept the IHBC’s invitation to judge the Gus Astley ...

The Bartlett
Tim Broyd appointed Vice Chairman of CIC

Tim Broyd appointed Vice Chairman of CIC

Professor Tim Broyd, Chair in Built Environment Foresight at The Bartlett, has been appointed Vice-Chairman of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) for a four-year term.

Planning
Handbook on Transport and Development

Handbook on Transport and Development

A new book edited by The Bartlett School of Planning's Dr Robin Hickman, Dr Moshe Givoni (Tel Aviv University) and Dr David Bonilla and Professor David Banister (University of Oxford).

Architecture
Bartlett Architecture students construct movable urban garden in King’s Cross

Bartlett Architecture students construct movable urban garden in King’s Cross

The Skip Garden, the urban garden and community space in the heart of the King’s Cross redevelopment has opened in its new home, unveiling seven new structures curated in collaboration with The ...

Architecture
Arthur Kay named Guardian Sustainable Business Leader of the Year

Arthur Kay named Guardian Sustainable Business Leader of the Year

Bartlett alum Arthur Kay has been named the youngest ever Guardian Sustainable Business Leader of the Year. Arthur (pictured above left) is CEO of bio-bean, a green energy company he founded in 2013 ...

ISR
Love Food, Hate Waste - Poster Competition

Love Food, Hate Waste - Poster Competition

Calling all UCL students, this is your chance to help make a difference.

Architecture
aae2016 Call for Work: Research-Based Education

aae2016 Call for Work: Research-Based Education

Hosted by The Bartlett School of Architecture in collaboration with the association of architectural educators (aae), aae2016 is an international peer-reviewed conference on ‘Research-Based Education’ which will run from 7 to 9 April ...

CPM
Prof Andrew Davies calls for more innovation in the management of megaprojects

Prof Andrew Davies calls for more innovation in the management of megaprojects


Professor Andrew Davies was featured in the Sunday Times on 2nd August, talking about his work on innovation in large UK infrastructure projects. Based on 10 years of research with leading executives ...

DPU
Land value capture for infrastructure: Towards the redistributive city

Land value capture for infrastructure: Towards the redistributive city

Earlier this summer DPU hosted an international workshop to consider the potential of capturing the monetary value arising from changes in land use (‘land value capture’) as cities grow and develop as a ...

The Bartlett
Communications internship at The Bartlett

Communications internship at The Bartlett

Are you interested in a career in communications? 

Energy
UCL Energy Institute Turns Six

UCL Energy Institute Turns Six

Among the UCL Energy Institute's many developments and milestones of 2015, UCL-Energy celebrated the sixth anniversary of its formal launch. Since June 2009, UCL-Energy has grown from being a small upstart based ...

Energy
November 19 2015 set as date for LoLo Annual Colloquium

November 19 2015 set as date for LoLo Annual Colloquium

We are pleased to announce that the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Demand (LoLo) Annual Colloquium will be held on Thursday, 19th November 2015.  

IEDE
The Bartlett and UCL Engineering to expand into new space at Here East

The Bartlett and UCL Engineering to expand into new space at Here East

The Bartlett, UCL’s faculty of the Built Environment and UCL Engineering will be expanding into premises at Here East on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in early 2016.

DPU
cLIMA sin Riesgo project launches digital platform

cLIMA sin Riesgo project launches digital platform

One of our latest action-research projects - cLIMAsinRiesgo - has launched a dedicated website www.climasinriesgo.net which will serve as the digital space of dialogue throughout the project lifetime and beyond as it gains ...

Heritage
UCL ISH announces Honorary Professors and Visiting Professors

UCL ISH announces Honorary Professors and Visiting Professors

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