We have access to research facilities based in our Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering. These include:

  • artificial sky with a range of light meters
  • acoustics laboratory with sound pressure level meters
  • a range of dataloggers and meteorological sensors
  • a new hydraulics laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment, including a 7.5m working section flume with wave maker
  • computing and software facilities for environmental modelling (CFX and STAR-CCM CFD software; IES for thermal-lighting and respective energy consumption simulations in the built environment)
  • further facilities across the Faculty of Engineering & Design