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The field of Architecture, Building, and Planning stands at the meeting of creativity, technology, and sustainability, playing a pivotal role in shaping our built and natural environments. A PhD in Architecture, Building, and Planning offers candidates the opportunity to engage in in-depth, original research within this multifaceted discipline.

This advanced level of study allows students to explore specific questions related to the design, maintenance, and sustainable development of urban infrastructures, landmarks, residential areas, and natural landscapes. By undertaking a rigorous investigation into these areas, PhD students contribute to the innovation and evolution of architectural and planning practices, ensuring they meet contemporary needs and future challenges.

Why complete a PhD in Architecture, Building, and Planning?

Pursuing a PhD in Architecture, Building, and Planning empowers individuals to embark on a journey of specialised research that has the potential to redefine our understanding of how built and natural environments can coexist harmoniously. These research degrees enable students to meticulously investigate the nuances of architectural design, urban planning, sustainable development, and environmental conservation.

The ultimate goal is to uncover new knowledge and innovative strategies that advance the field, promote sustainability, and enhance the quality of life within our communities. Through their contributions, PhD graduates become instrumental in leading the way towards more resilient, sustainable, and aesthetically pleasing urban and rural landscapes.

In terms of employment, a doctoral degree in this discipline unlocks a number of career opportunities, both within academia and the wider industry. Graduates are equipped with the specialised knowledge and research skills necessary for roles in architectural firms, urban planning agencies, government bodies, environmental organisations, and academic institutions. Their research can directly influence policy making, architectural standards, and planning practices, bridging the gap between theoretical insights and practical application.

The ability to comprehensively analyse complex systems, coupled with a deep understanding of sustainable design principles, ensures that PhD holders in Architecture, Building, and Planning are highly sought after for their expertise in creating spaces that are not only functional and sustainable but also enrich the human experience.

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Exploring the impact of digital FM technologies on net zero commitments of the UK FM industry

The UK facilities management (FM) industry witnessed a growth of 4.8% in 2022 and is set to see a growth rate of 5.1% in 2023. Despite this, much of the spotlight has been on decarbonisation of the building and construction industry on account of it being responsible for almost 40% of the global carbon emissions. Read more

Enhancing Real Estate Transactions through the Metaverse: Focus on Property Tours and Design Visualization

Property inspection and visualization is an important aspect of ensuring effective and efficient real estate transactions. Traditionally property is inspected online over numerous listing sites which as failed to provide accurate and complete information about the property. Read more

Empowering Sustainable Districts: A Blueprint for Low-Carbon Energy Excellence

In light of the European Union's stringent energy policies, there is a growing need to not only enhance energy efficiency and ramp up renewable energy usage but also substantially reduce global energy demands for long-term sustainability. Read more

Building back better: Integrated assessment for post-disaster housing configuration mitigation and resilience

The purpose of the study. The occurrence of natural and man-made disasters is increasing rapidly worldwide. Post-disaster housing projects have been one of the most challenging and controversial responsibilities faced by the impacted countries. Read more

A Model for Adopting Metaverse Technologies for Enhanced Construction Safety Training and Implementation

The construction industry which is vital to the growth of the economy continues to grapple with safety challenges. The industry is notorious for its high-risk working environments, where accidents and injuries occur frequently. Read more

Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarships 2024

The Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarship (SUIPRES) is a competitively awarded scholarship scheme open to overseas PhD and Professional Doctorate applicants, who are eligible for the international rate of tuition fees and can demonstrate excellence in academic achievement. Read more

A Morphotypological investigation of Chinese "New Towns" for harmonized remodelling. The case of "One City-Nine Towns" project

According to a rigorously Morphotypological and therefore non-stylistic approach, the research project aims to investigate the "New Towns" phenomenon developed during the massive urban expansion in China outlined by the 10th Five-Year Plan. Read more

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