Architecture, Culture and Tectonics Research Group
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The Architecture, Culture and Tectonics (ACT) research group was formed in 2015 through the merger of two existing research groups - Architectural Humanities and Architecture and Tectonics, building on a strong research culture in architecture stretching back over several decades.

Three broad areas of research are now carried out within ACT, each coordinated by a senior member of staff:


Architecture, Culture and Tectonics

Sustainable Reserach Building (SRB), Department of Architecture
  • Culture (Jonathan Hale) – including architectural humanities, history, theory, and urbanism
  • Tectonics (Paolo Beccarelli) – including experimental structures, materials and digital fabrication
  • Design (Dik Jarman) – including design, live projects and practice-led research

Our capabilties


Architecture, Culture and Tectonics

The University of Nottingham
Faculty of Engineering
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 82 32502