Last edited 07 Mar 2023

Student resources

Designing Buildings has a wide range of resources aimed at students of the built environment.



[edit] Career guides

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[edit] Course guides

If you are studying one of the following (or related) courses, we have compiled lists of articles from across Designing Buildings Wiki that relate to the typical course modules:

[edit] Architecture

See our resources for students studying architecture courses.

[edit] BIM

See our resources for students studying BIM as part of their degree courses.

[edit] Civil engineering

See our resources for students studying civil engineering courses.

[edit] Commercial management and quantity surveying

See our resources for students studying commercial management and quantity surveying courses.

[edit] Construction engineering management

See our module resources for students studying construction engineering management.

[edit] Construction project management

See our resources for students studying construction project management courses.

[edit] Urban design

See our resources for students studying urban design courses.


[edit] Dissertation guides


Are you working on a construction dissertation?

Read our series of guides here.

[edit] Universities

There are many universities in the UK that have Built Environment and Construction departments. Below is a list of profiles for some of these universities and the courses that they offer. Please add to the list and profiles to help make it more comprehensive.

[edit] Colleges

[edit] Profiles


Interview with Paul Grundy - Architectural Photographer


Interview with Liam Huntley - Commercial Manager

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Interview with Harriet Latimer - Graduate Design Engineer


Interview with Stephen Trench - Project Manager

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