Architecture, Construction & Surveying News

Explore the latest Architecture, Construction and Surveying news, including staff and student achievements and announcements.

  1. 12, April, 2016 American artist to anchor bus tour of alternative Aberdeen at city arts festival

    Doug Fishbone

    Stand-up conceptual artist Doug Fishbone is coming to the Granite City to front an alternative guided tour during the Look Again visual art and design festival taking place later this month.  

  2. 11, April, 2016 Duff House showcases collection of works from RGU design graduates

    Duff House Kaleidoscope ll

    A unique collection of works formed from recipients of the prestigious RGU Fine Art, Design and Architecture Purchase Awards have gone on display in a new exhibition, marking the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.  

  3. 08, April, 2016 Students cook up Fit Dish idea as part of CityLab project

    CityLab 2016 L-R Bogdan, Robyn and Jordan

    The pilot CityLab initiative saw students from RGU and the University of Aberdeen team up with Aberdeen City Council to look at city-wide challenges and develop innovative, tangible solutions around them.  

  4. 06, April, 2016 Internationally renowned architects Aberdeen bound as part of lecture series

    Pezo von Ellrichshausen

    Architecture students at RGU have unveiled the latest line-up for a popular lecture series, with a host of international names set to speak in Aberdeen.  

  5. 29, March, 2016 Glittering pavilion set to open for Aberdeen festivals launch

    Look Again Mirrored Pavilion 2016

    An RGU architecture student will see her design for a temporary pavilion built on Aberdeen’s Castlegate as the centrepiece of two cultural festivals taking place in April.  

  6. 15, March, 2016 RGU builds links with hub North Scotland

    Rod McLennan and hub North Scotland

    RGU is linking up with one of the biggest planning, procurement and delivery organisations in the North of Scotland to give its students access to industry experts.  

  7. 03, March, 2016 Learn about nanomaterials and underwater robots thanks to British Science Week at RGU

    Sir Ian Wood Building

    RGU will host a series of workshops during British Science Week, giving people the opportunity to operate an ROV, get to grips with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and learn about new materials and their composites.  

  8. 18, February, 2016 Architecture students look to foster sense of place at Aberdeen tower blocks

    Third year architecture students 2016 - tower block project

    The third year students will focus on Hutcheon Court and Seamount Court while investigating the regeneration of council housing social spaces.  

  9. 10, February, 2016 RGU teams up with HITRANS to kick start design debate

    Dr Marianthi Leon and Prof. Richard Laing

    Experts at RGU are using laser scanning to help a regional transport partnership kick start a debate about the reactivation of one of its hubs.  

  10. 04, February, 2016 RGU students unveil Stirling Hill Quarry designs

    Steven Houston quarry design

    Architecture Technology students at RGU have come up with fresh ideas of how to regenerate an Aberdeenshire quarry.  

  1. The Big Crit

    Big Crit

    Final year student showcased plans for Buckie harbour

    Cian O’Riordan Architecture BSc/ MArch

“I chose to study at Robert Gordon University because I was keen to attend an architecture school which had close links to an art college whilst also providing a technically focused course.”

Aisling Shannon Architecture BSc/ MArch

Events

  1. 11, December, 2017 Mental Health Movie Monthly - Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    Come along to the free Mental Health Movie Monthly showing of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.  

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