Low Carbon Architecture Summer Programme (LCASP): Low Carbon Design of the Built Environment, from 25th July to 8th August 2015 at Cardiff University, UK


The Welsh School of Architecture (WSA), Cardiff University, is pleased to announce the launch of its third annual international Low Carbon Architecture Summer Programme (LCASP): Low Carbon Design of the Built Environment, taking place from 25th July to 8th August 2015 at the WSA, Cardiff University, UK.

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. 

The programme includes practitioners’ lectures and workshops, a low-carbon design project, field visits to remarkable venues in Wales and England; such as BRE Innovation Park, The Crystal - A Sustainable Cities Initiative by Siemens in London, Ebbw Vale, Wales, St Fagans National History Museum, in addition to leisure excursions; such as day trips to the cities of London, Bath and Salisbury (Stonehenge- English heritage).

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. Participants will also receive a certificate of participation in the closing ceremony of the programme. 

The WSA is delighted to offer free accommodation, leisure and site trips, and Gala dinner to a member of staff / supervisor accompanying 6 students (or more) from the same institution to LCASP. 

LCASP 2015 poster is attached, and more information on LCASP 2013 and LCASP 2014 and on how to apply to LCASP 2015 is available on its dedicated website http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/archi/lcasp 

Please email Dr. Heba E. Elsharkawy on ElsharkawyH@cardiff.ac.uk or Ms Helen Jones on LCASP@cardiff.ac.uk if you have any queries or require more information.