Students at CAT

Congratulations to CAT’s Architecture prof dips!

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After 18 months of intensive study and hard work CAT’s 5th year Architecture Professional Diploma students laid out their final projects for us all to see. Transforming their classrooms... Read More

Waves, weirs and waterwheels – unleashing the power of water

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How can we use and manage water in a more sustainable way? CAT volunteer and MSc student Ed Macdonald has been exploring the issues and delving into the detail... Read More

Celebrate with CAT’s architects of the future

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CAT’s Architecture Professional Diploma students celebrate the end of their studies with a private view of their work and a party at CAT on 20th January. This unique event... Read More

Emergency Buildings for Gaza and Nepal

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Climate Change and Sustainability are very complex issues. The range of themes CAT students cover is incredibly varied – ranging from how to measure the heat loss from a... Read More

Italian teenagers explore zero carbon future

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CAT Education Officer, Ann MacGarry, reflects on her recent experience of teaching a group of 17 year olds from Italy.  I recently had a very satisfying week teaching a lovely group... Read More

Llangynfelyn pupils visit CAT for British Science Week

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Photos on Flickr. Pupils at Llangynfelyn Primary School have been on a trip to the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) as part of activities going on nationwide for British... Read More

Ecosystems, sewage and the fun side of sustainable architecture

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Tasha Aitken is studying for a Professional Diploma in Architecture at CAT’s Graduate School of the Environment. Here she reports of a module in which saw students getting knee... Read More

The sun shines on Mynydd Gorddu Windfarm.

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The sun shines on Mynydd Gorddu Windfarm.     Yesterday the REBE (Renewable Energy and the Built Environment) students were taken to visit Mynydd Gorddu Wind Farm located near... Read More

Meet the Renewable Energy and the Built Environment students….

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MEET the new REBE’s ! (Renewable Energy in the Built Environment) Students… Dashing between lectures, I managed to catch a quick word with some of the people studying on... Read More

Community led design as standard

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James Irvine is a student on the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) Professional Diploma in Architecture (Part II) course. Here he reports on the second residential period at CAT,... Read More

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