LSBU’s School of the Built Environment and Architecture wins prestigious teaching award
19 August 2014
The Happold Brilliant Award recognises
outstanding teaching in the field of building services engineering.
Administered by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), it is sponsored by the Happold Trust, a charity set up
to promote education, training and research in the construction industry fields
of engineering, design, technology and architecture.
The award judges said:
"The Department has a wide suite of building service engineering courses
available and continues to offer courses at every stage and to every level,
allowing students to step off at any point or progress further if they choose.
"This large offering and the option to follow different
pathways has been commended and shows a great example of opening up education
"The Department is well supported in the region and has
strong links to industry through the Industrial Advisory Board, which continues
to strengthen the courses through its input."
LSBU's Department of Urban Engineering will be
presented with an engraved crystal chalice and a £1,000 cheque at the CIBSE annual
Presidential Awards Dinner on 10 October 2014.
Ted Happold was founding partner of multi-disciplinary
consulting engineers Buro Happold, and was responsible for establishing
environmental and building services engineering within the practice. Happold was dedicated to raising awareness of the contribution that a
quality education can bring to the work, values and ideas of the engineers of
"On behalf of the department
and LSBU as a whole, I am delighted to learn this fantastic news and accept the
award," says David Tann, Head of Urban Engineering at the School of Built
Environment and Architecture.
"It is an excellent recognition of the hard work and
outstanding care to our students by all my colleagues in the building services
engineering subject area and throughout the University. We look forward to
enhancing our excellent collaboration with all our stakeholders in the built
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