Our staff have expertise in a rich and diverse array of academic fields. You can find here further details relating to staff interests and specialisms. It gives a clear overview of the areas of enquiry we are able to supervise applicants for our postgraduate research programmes.
Britain and the British colonial world (18th-20th centuries); Germany and Central Europe; Modernism in Europe and North American; Medieval and Renaissance Italy and Scotland; the history of landscape; and the history of technology.
Methodologies of urban research and fieldwork; exhibition design; urban semiotic landscapes, visual knowledges and theories of visuality, visual cultures of Eastern Europe.
Studio pedagogy; research-led teaching; research in and through design as informed by themes in contemporary architectural theory.
The spatial, social and philosophical implications of media; the relationship between computers and design practice, cognitive models of human-computer interaction; 3D modelling, mobile computing, sonic environment and e-commerce.
Public realm; urban open space; green space networks; sustainable, healthy environments.
Lightweight steel structures; the building envelope; structural masonry; design and manufacturing, behaviour of historic structures, sustainable design and technology.
The architecture of spirituality, philosophy and architecture, philosophy of place.
Urban theory and analysis; cities in the developing world; globalisation.
This article was published on Feb 3, 2012