Architecture, Construction & Surveying News

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

  1. 01, June, 2016 RGU gearing up for summer Undergraduate Open Day

    Sir Ian Wood Building with RGU sign

    RGU will hold an Undergraduate Open Day in June for prospective students to learn more about the wide range of career-focussed degree level courses available.  

  2. 31, May, 2016 Studio manager appointed at MAKE Aberdeen

    Ben Durack

    Ben Durack has taken on the role at the facility which is based on the city’s Belmont Street and supported by Aberdeen City Council, Creative Scotland and the UK Government Super Connected Cities programme.  

  3. 26, April, 2016 Look Again Festival brings host of exhibitions to RGU campus

    Look Again architecture model Denburn

    The RGU campus will become one of the centre points for a visual art and design festival which launches in Aberdeen next week.  

  4. 19, April, 2016 Architecture student sees mirrored pavilion officially launched for Aberdeen festivals

    Mirrored pavilion: Lucy Fisher and Prof. Ferdinand von Prondzynski

    A giant mirrored pavilion designed by an RGU architecture student – which forms an impressive centrepiece for two city festivals - has officially opened in Aberdeen.  

  5. 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.  

  6. 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.  

  7. 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.  

  8. 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.  

  9. 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.  

  10. 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.  

  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. 31, January, 2018 CityLab - Where the City Becomes the Classroom

    The CityLab project ‘Where the City is the Classroom” is an interdisciplinary opportunity for students from any disciplines in RGU to collaborate with students from the University of Aberdeen, to develop a ideas, which will have a positive social impact.  

  2. 05, February, 2018 Mental Health Movie Monthly - Prevenge

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    Come along to the free Mental Health Movie Monthly showing of 'Prevenge'.  

  3. 13, July, 2018 Summer Graduation Ceremony - Gray’s School of Art, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment (10:30am)

    Scott Sutherland School Surveying Graduates Lucy Kirsten Chyrelle

    Ceremony for all courses in Gray’s School of Art and Scott Sutherland School. View all of the courses graduating at this ceremony.  

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