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Research & Enterprise Projects

Group’s Research and Enterprise projects are wide ranging however the most import project that we are involved in since 2008 is the Virtual City Models. The digital representations of cities can take many different forms and due to the advancements in the technologies and practices used for data acquisition, reconstruction and maintenance of these digital representations, Virtual City Models became one of the important tools for architects, urban planners, landscape architects and local authorities alike. 


Virtual Newcastle Gateshead

Virtual NewcastleGateshead (VNG) is a joint venture between Northumbria University, Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council to create a three-dimensional digital model of the urban core areas of both Newcastle and Gateshead.

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Virtual Sunderland

A colabraiton between Sunderland City Council and Northumbria University to creata an interactive 3D City Model has started and the initial outcomes wil be available soon.

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Other Projects

Showing some of the visualisation, 3D Scanning and 3D print projects VRV conducted.

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Architecture & Built Environment Courses

With a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning Architecture & Built Environment courses, whatever you want to get out of university, let us show you why you want Northumbria University, Newcastle!


Architecture & Built Environment Staff

Our Architecture & Built Environment students learn from the best – inspirational academic staff with a genuine passion for their subject. Our Architecture & Built Environment courses are at the forefront of current knowledge and practice and are shaped by world-leading and internationally excellent research.

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Looking to study in with us in September? Our Undergraduate Open Day Events are the perfect opportunity for you to find out as much as you can about our wide range of courses and world-class facilities.

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