Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Research impact

The Department of Architecture & Engineering carries out research with emphasis on innovation and sustainability for the future of our built environment. Using the strength of our joint department, we integrate civil engineering and architecture in a holistic approach to research. Our findings have impact on a societal, environmental and industrial scale within the UK and worldwide.

 

balehaus

Balehaus: innovation in straw bale building

 

 

Concrete overpass

Prolonging the life of our concrete structure

 

 

Pete Walker and colleague with straw bale building materials

Low-carbon renewable building

 

 

Palladian Bridge in Prior Park

Enhancing the public understanding of Architecture

 

 

Millenium Dome

Clever roofs: innovative methods to cover large open spaces

 

 

Architect making measurements on wood

Market research for centres of excellence in sustainable building design