CTBUH Nonprofit/Governmental Member

Cardiff University

About

Member Since: 2015

Member Offices: Cardiff

Website: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk

Cardiff University is an ambitious and innovative university with a bold and strategic vision located in a beautiful and thriving capital city. Their world-leading research was ranked 5th among UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for quality and 2nd for impact. They provide an educationally outstanding experience for their students.

Driven by creativity and curiosity, they strive to fulfill social, cultural and economic obligations to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.

Fields of Expertise

Academic / University; Architecture

Membership details

Membership Level

Nonprofit/Governmental

Member Since

2015

Member Offices

  • Cardiff

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Tower Building

48.2 m / 158 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Research

17 October 2016

Enhancing Social-Cultural Sustainability in Tall Buildings: A Trace from Vernacular Houses

In the age of globalization and continuous urbanization, architects have a greater responsibility to design buildings with comfortable and sustainable environments. However, solutions should not...

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Research

03 March 2008

Design Strategies for Environmentally Sustainable Residential Skyscrapers

This paper will focus on environmentally sustainable residential towers, specifically ones situated in the cool temperate climates of Europe and North America. It will consider...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Tower Building

Cardiff

48 m

158 ft

Statistics

Average Building Age*

54 Years

Most Common Function*

Education (100%), 1 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 1 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 0 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 1 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

17 October 2016

Enhancing Social-Cultural Sustainability in Tall Buildings: A Trace from Vernacular Houses

Amer Al-Jokhadar & Wassim Jabi, Cardiff University

In the age of globalization and continuous urbanization, architects have a greater responsibility to design buildings with comfortable and sustainable environments. However, solutions should not...

03 March 2008

Design Strategies for Environmentally Sustainable Residential Skyscrapers

Sabina Fazlic, Welsh School of Architecture

This paper will focus on environmentally sustainable residential towers, specifically ones situated in the cool temperate climates of Europe and North America. It will consider...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Cardiff University

CTBUH Accredits Cardiff University Course

19 August 2015

A new course at Cardiff University focusing on the sustainable analysis and design of "mega-buildings" has been accredited by the CTBUH.

Ctbuh Leaders At Cardiff University

Phil Jones

CTBUH Tall Building Academic & Teaching Committee, 2018 – Present

Phil Jones