Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

News and events

The Paris Agreement will succeed without the USA

PhD student Alastair Marsh believes the USA’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is a reminder that populous, industrialising countries deserve more attention.

Applying ACE 'total design' principles

Award-winning alumnus William Arnold reflects on his career in civil engineering & his time studying at Bath

Death of Prof Darryl P Almond (formerly of Materials Science)

We regret to announce the death of Emeritus Professor Darryl P Almond, who joined the University of Bath in 1976.

Part sculpture, part architectural installation, all play

The Bath Chronicle talks about our new interactive exhibition:The Brutalist Playground is not as brutal as it sounds and entry is free!

International Healthcare Workshop with Koç University

An early-career researcher workshop on 'Improving healthcare operations through modelling and simulation' brought together scholars from the UK and Turkey in Bath, in late July.

Professor Sir Mark Walport opens University of Bath’s 4 East South

The Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Professor Sir Mark Walport has officially opened the University of Bath’s most recent academic building, 4 East South.

Making fake poo - to improve sanitation in Bangladesh

Naomi Deering, Postgraduate Researcher in Civil Engineering, discusses her work in The Conversation.

Is the type of cladding used on Grenfell Tower banned in UK?

Dr Stephen Ledbetter from our Centre for Window and Cladding Technology writes for The Conversation.

Gaining an overview of the construction industry on placement

Tamas tells us about working as a Structural Engineer at Atkins for his civil engineering placement year.

Tighter building controls and better education needed to achieve government global warming targets

Thousands of new homes, schools and offices may be using much more energy than they should, and the reason is rather unexpected, according to the authors of a new study published by the University of Bath.

Bold design wins Basil Spence project

Architecture & Civil Engineering students design railway stations to celebrate Oxford's literary heritage

First Modern Building Design MOOC a success

Over 4,600 learners from across the world signed up to take part in a new and free online course delivered by the Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering.

Impact of wobbly bridges and sky-scrapers on human health to be tested in government-funded research centre

The impact of vibrations from very tall buildings and wobbly bridges and floors on people’s health and well-being is to be researched in a new £7.2 million government-funded national research facility.

What resilience should mean to policymakers

Dr Kemi Adeyeye, Senior Lecturer in Architecture & Civil Engineering, writes for the IPR blog.

Have a look at our new facilities in 4 East South

A brief video tour of our new facilities for Architecture & Civil Engineering students in 4 East South.

Environmental diversity in architecture

7 Mar: Professor Koen Steemers will give a presentation after he receives an honorary degree

Bringing engineering to the Basil Spence project in Oxford

Blog post by Civil Engineering student Zach Wynne who was part of the Basil Spence winning team this year

Professor Avi Shankar in new series of BBC1 consumer spending show

Avi Shankar, Professor of Consumer Research in our School of Management, joins Alex Jones and Steph McGovern for a brand new series of BBC One’s Shop Well For Less.