Archinect - Features 2016-10-26T13:11:34-04:00 The Bartlett's Director of Architecture, Bob Sheil, Pushes for Evolving Research in Academia Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-10-11T12:05:00-04:00 >2016-10-17T04:45:14-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Bartlett School of Architecture at <a href="" target="_blank">University College London</a> is consistently one of the most highly ranked architecture schools globally, and occupies a significant part of revolutionary educational history in the UK. Founded in 1826, UCL was the first English university to accept students regardless of religion, gender or social status, and was also the first to appoint a chair of architecture, in 1841.</p> Student Works: New Horizons Iceland Expedition Archinect 2013-02-04T14:01:00-05:00 >2013-03-10T13:40:33-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> In late November 2012, London's <a href="" target="_blank">The Bartlett School of Architecture</a> Unit 3 embarked on an expedition to Iceland.</p> <p> Warmed by the Gulf Stream, endless geysers and caught between two major tectonic plates, this land of endless volcanic activity is also home to Europe's largest glacier.</p> <p> Twelve 2nd and 3rd year students designed, built and tested a series of shelter/surveying devices to research and charted varied aspects of Iceland.</p>