Cardiff, United Kingdom

Low Carbon Design of the Built Environment

when 25 July 2015 - 8 August 2015
duration 2 weeks
fee GBP 1100

Building on the broad body of knowledge and the wealth of experience within the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, LCASP 2015 will introduce participants to a range of subjects, from urban considerations of planning to technical design of fabric and systems for sustainable built environments. It aims to provide appropriate training to participants emphasising a balanced approach to environmental, socio-economic and technical aspects of the built environment. LCASP provides an inspiring and interactive platform for undergraduate and recent graduate students at top international schools of architecture and the built environment by participating in this 2-week integrated summer programme dedicated to the theme of low-carbon design and sustainability. All participants receive a certificate of participation from the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University.

Course leader

Prof. Phillip Jones and Dr. Heba Elsharkawy with the contribution of the Welsh School of Architecture members of staff and external academics and practitioners.

Target group

Undergraduate and recent graduate students from international schools of architecture and the built environment

Course aim

LCASP is a unique training programme that facilitates a full learning experience to its participants. The programme is designed to include thematic lectures and workshops delivered by the WSA academic staff and external practitioners and architects. Field visits contribute significantly to the learning experience as participants have a unique opportunity to learn from real life case studies and state-of-the-art low carbon and sustainable projects in the UK. The programme integrates the learning from lectures and field visits into the project work undertaken in groups and presented on the final day.

Fee info

GBP 1100: The programme fees are £1,100 per student. The fees cover: accommodation at Cardiff University Students Residences (single, en-suite rooms), leisure and site visits, lunch and refreshments on weekdays, course material, and Gala dinner.