Award winning architecture building
'Building of the year'
R Block studios was designed by a member of the Department and won in 2004 the Royal Fine Art Commission 'Building of the Year' award for Architectural Education. The building was extended in 2010, increasing the number of studio spaces and teaching facilities.
Studio facilities include integrated studios for CAD (Computer Aided Design), model-making and drawing, architectural modelling resources including laser cutters, wood, metal and concrete workshops. There are also facilities for surveying, GIS (Geographical Information System) and spatial analysis, photography, digital imaging, film and sound recording and editing.
Find out more about the Department of Architecture and the Built Environment.