School of the Built Environment
Architecture | Construction | Energy | Environmental Engineering
School of the Built Environment is internationally renowned for its research and education relating to the design, construction and operation of the buildings and places within which we live, work and play.
Our areas of expertise include architecture, construction management, energy systems and environmental engineering. We have a strong orientation towards interdisciplinary 'real-world' problems, and have a proud track record of active engagement with the professions.
We are ranked 3rd in the UK for the impact of our research in architecture, built environment and planning. 83% of our research is rated world leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*). We are also ranked 5th in the UK for Architecture/Built Environment in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.
The School of the Built Environment research division is split into three areas:
- Organisations, People and Technology
- Energy and Environmental Engineering
- Urban Living
Visit our Research Division for more information on our research.
Senior Management Team
Head of School: Professor Chris Harty
School Director of Teaching and Learning: Dr Tim Lees
Research Division Lead: Professor Martin Sexton
Head of Architecture: Professor Lorraine Farrelly
Head of Construction Management and Engineering: Professor John Connaughton
Executive Administration Manager: Tracey Wigmore