Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

News and events

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.

Andrew Heath inaugural: Building with the ground: 1 Mar

In his inaugural lecture Andrew Heath, Professor in Geomaterials in the Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering, will focus on how unsuitable developments on particular sites can increase costs and impacts, and how we can develop more sustainable construction materials using the ground.

Free online course - Modern Building Design: starts 27 Feb

Learn how climate change, technology & regulation are changing modern building design & professional practice in construction.

Graduate's project wins best in UK & best in Europe

Michael Lewis' MArch project has won both the 3DReid Student Prize and European Architectural Medal

ACE graduate's film nominated by BAFTA for Best British Short

Richard John Seymour, an Architecture alumnus, who now works as a photographer, filmmaker and designer, has been shortlisted for a BAFTA for his film 'Consumed' - a cinematic journey through the landscapes and factories of Chinese production.

Eminent architect Keith Bradley awarded honorary degree

Keith Bradley has received an honorary degree from the University of Bath in recognition of his distinguished career in architectural practice.

Syrian student looks ahead after PhD

After three years at Bath, Ammar Azzouz is now looking to make his impact on the world

Civil Eng student wins prestigious industrial placement award

Congratulations Alexander Relf who has received a prestigious inaugural award from the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) for his performance during a placement year.