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    Our research reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of architecture and urbanism, focusing on real-world problems.

Our research in architecture and the built environment is at the forefront of higher education in Scotland and the UK.

Our research groups continue to evolve, reflecting emerging issues in architectural design, cultural enquiry, sustainability and urbanism, investigating how design innovation and technology can conserve the environment and transform communities and cities around the world.

Research groups

Sustainability & the built environment

Our research is leading the way to a more sustainable future in response to government, industry and societal needs.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • architectural design & conservation
  • innovative construction technologies & building information management
  • sustainable design & technology

Urbanism & global cities

We're at the forefront of research on how people and cities interact in a rapidly urbanising world.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • architecture & urbanism of the global south
  • cultural & historical studies
  • urban design

Built environment education & architectural pedagogy

This is a cross-cutting theme that involves establishing links between education, civic engagement and professional practice.

We've recently launched the Built Environment Futures (bE Futures) Centre for Doctoral Training. This is a collaborative venture with other engineering departments, aligned with industry and government agencies and engaged with local and global communities.

Contact us

The Department of Architecture

University of Strathclyde
Level 3
James Weir Building
75 Montrose Street
G1 1XJ

Dr Branka Dimitrijevic

+44 (0)141 548 3105

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