We offer a flexible range of opportunities for postgraduate research. We welcome MPhil proposals in any topic related to architecture, planning, or landscape.
We offer supervision in the following areas.
Architectural and planning education
We conduct research into innovative teaching methods, the integration of theory and practice, and learn from related creative disciplines.
The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has funded research into effective skills transfer. This activity is strengthened through our involvement in the: -European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) -Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) -European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS) including the Le NOTRE EU Network
Architectural science and environmental design
-Design related aspects of construction and the use of buildings -Non-destructive testing -Simulation -Measurement of energy -Environmental performance
Cities and technology
-The changing relationship between utilities, the development, planning and management of contemporary cities -Culture and the built environment, including cultural change and transformation of the built environment
Design history and theory
-Architectural history -Architectural theory -Material culture