University of Strathclyde

Derelict land could be used to reduce fuel poverty, say researchers

Glasgow has sufficient available vacant land to help alleviate fuel poverty in the city given the right technology and investment, according to scientists at the University of Strathclyde.

Published 4 October 2017

SES Engineering Services wins £3.9m M&E contract on University of Strathclyde’s sports centre

SES Engineering Services (SES) has secured a £3.9 million mechanical and engineering (M&E) contract for the University of Strathclyde’s Sports, Health and Wellbeing Centre.

Published 27 September 2017

University of Strathclyde unveils designs for £60m learning and teaching hub

The University of Strathclyde has revealed its plans for a £60 million learning and teaching hub at the heart of its campus in Glasgow city centre.

Published 18 September 2017

Glasgow to develop sustainable solutions to ageing infrastructure with €4.1m EU grant

More than €4 million has been awarded to Glasgow City Council to develop sustainable solutions tackling issues such as fuel poverty, ageing infrastructure and air quality on its new smart street district.

Published 28 July 2017

Society of Architectural Historians conference to explore Glasgow’s history and heritage

Over 500 architectural historians, architects, conservationists and others from around the globe will meet in Glasgow for the 70th annual international conference of the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH).

Published 29 May 2017

Consortium visualises augmented reality future for construction industry

The construction sector could be on the verge of a virtual revolution thanks to new augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR) technology created by a cohort of organisations.

Published 8 May 2017

New online guide to help reduce construction waste through design

Zero Waste Scotland has developed a new online guide on how material waste can be prevented through design in construction and refurbishment projects.

Published 20 February 2017

Glasgow approves £30m funding plan for new city centre ‘Innovation District’

Glasgow City Council has approved a £30 million Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) scheme to support the development of a new ‘Innovation District’ in the city centre.

Published 17 February 2017

Online CPD Course on Decision-making for Place Making

The Department of Architecture at the University of Strathclyde has released an online continuing development (CPD) course entitled ‘Decision-making for Place Making’ which aims to answer questions on decision-making methods and tools used to create places that people need and enjoy.

Published 6 February 2017

University of Strathclyde announces first online CPD course for architects, planners and lighting designers

The Department of Architecture at the University of Strathclyde has announced its first online continuing development (CPD) course entitled ‘Social Benefits of Innovative Lighting’.

Published 24 January 2017

Blog: Energy efficiency deserves a place in any stimulus package

Professor Karen Turner and Dr Fiona Riddoch from the University of Strathclyde Centre for Energy Policy outline why new thinking shows energy efficiency investment can cut costs, improve health and boost the economy.

Published 17 October 2016

New national centre builds Cumbernauld’s reputation for electrical innovation

Construction has started on a new technology centre in Cumbernauld that will test and de-risk the use of high voltage direct current (HVDC) on the electricity network in Great Britain.

Published 2 September 2016

Green light for £33m sports and health facility at University of Strathclyde

Plans to develop a £33 million sports and health facility at the University of Strathclyde have been given the go-ahead by Glasgow City Council.

Published 25 August 2016

Research into poor air quality inside modern homes receives international recognition

A team of British architects have been recognised by the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) after years of research into poor indoor air quality in modern homes.

Published 16 October 2015

Strathclyde and ESALA students named A+DS and RIAS architecture award winners

A student at the University of Strathclyde has been honoured at the annual Architecture and Design Scotland (A+DS) and the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) Scottish Student Awards for Architecture for his design for a sustainable brickmaking company in a Mumbai slum.

Published 20 July 2015