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School of the Built Environment – University of Reading

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School of the Built Environment

Architecture | Construction | Energy | Environmental Engineering

Our School 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*).

Research Division

The School of the Built Environment research division is split into three areas:

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 Tabarak Ballal

Research Division Lead: Dr Stefan Smith  

Head of Architecture: Professor Lorraine Farrelly

Head of Construction Management and Engineering: Dr Tim Lees

School Director of Diversity and Inclusion: Dr Maria Vahdati/Dr Eugene Mohareb

Executive Administration Manager: Tracey Wigmore







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