Work begins on experimental Living Building
Construction has started on a building which could transform the way we live.
EXPERT COMMENT: Is ‘build build build’ really the best way forward for England’s planning system?
Alister Scott, Professor of Environmental Geography and an expert in urban planning and infrastructure at Northumbria University, writes for The Conversation on proposals to change the UK's planning system.
EXPERT COMMENT: How to embrace urban living, but avoid an apocalypse
Paul Jones, Professor of Architecture at Northumbria, writes about the future of cities for The Conversation.
The future of architecture is in safe hands at Northumbria
A Northumbria University student has won first prize at a national award ceremony for his inclusive and mature architectural design.
Architecture students keep on trekking!
A trekking cabin designed by Northumbria University students has been recognised in an international architecture competition.
Mapping the City
A unique exhibition revealing how young people see the world was recently launched by academics from Northumbria.
Northumbria and BIM Academy win hat trick of awards
Academics from Northumbria University, in partnership with the BIM (Building Information Modelling) Academy, have been celebrating a triple award win.
50 of the best!
Northumbria’s students have been hailed for their ‘talent, passion and professionalism’ by a company about to employ its 50th placement from the University.
Close ‘en-counters’ of the geographical kind
A new exhibition exploring how young people perceive and map the city’s geography will launch at The Holy Biscuit during Newcastle’s Late Shows, starting tonight.
Northumbria academic helps design ground-breaking mobile game to support early dementia diagnosis
Sea Hero Quest is an innovative new mobile game specifically designed to create the world’s largest crowd sourced data set to benchmark human spatial navigation.
Gibside’s Walled Garden to host Northumbria University students’ artwork
A new exhibition at the National Trust’s Gibside in Tyne and Wear will showcase a range of illustrations created by Northumbria University interior architecture students.
George Clarke: A Life in Architecture, Media and Design
Architect and TV presenter George Clarke will discuss ‘A Life in Architecture, Design and Media’ when he returns to Northumbria University next week.
Building students’ skills in the Land of Oak and Iron
Northumbria Architecture students could see their designs become concrete in a new project that shines a light on Derwent Valley.
COMMENT: Here’s what architecture can teach us about building the Northern Powerhouse
Sebastian Messer, Senior Lecturer in Architecture at Northumbria, writes about architecture in the Northern Powerhouse for The Conversation.
Renowned Architectural Practice builds academic partnership with Newcastle Business School
Award-winning architectural design practice FaulknerBrowns Architects believes education partnerships with universities can help improve performance and attract the highest quality talent.
COMMENT: Don’t bulldoze Britain’s brutalist housing – it’s culture you can live in
Sebastian Messer, Senior Lecturer in Architecture at Northumbria University, writes about brutalist housing for The Conversation.
Breaking the concrete ceiling
A Northumbria lecturer was among those praised for helping change perceptions of a traditionally male-dominated industry after she was named ‘Mentor of the Year’ by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Architecture students reveal urban farm
Designs for an innovative urban farm will be exhibited in Carlisle later this summer as Northumbria’s architecture students provide the community with a vision of the future.
FEATURE: Bringing IKEA to the classroom
The creator of IKEA’s ‘flat-pack homes’, David Morton, talks about making the change from international architect to teaching the next generation of students at Northumbria University.