The Bartlett


The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment

We are The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment. We’re here to build a better future.




Inside The Bartlett

Explore our degree programmes and courses to build your career in architecture, urban design, planning, construction, public policy, environment, energy and resources.




REF 2021

We are the UK’s largest and most multidisciplinary hub for built environment research.

Our schools and institutes

Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA)

Bartlett Development Planning Unit (DPU)

Bartlett School of Architecture

Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (BSEER)

[UCL Energy Institute / UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage (ISH)UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering (IEDE) UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources (ISR)]

Bartlett School of Planning (BSP)

Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction (BSSC)

UCL Institute for Global Prosperity (IGP)

UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP)

UCL Urban Laboratory

The Bartlett is an unparalleled space for collaboration, creativity, innovation and impact, formed of 13 schools and institutes spanning a unique variety of disciplines.

Inside The Bartlett

Women in the Built Environment

Laura Dietzold, studying Architecture BSc, talks about some of the influential women architects that she believes deserve greater recognition.

Bartlett Promise: Sonia, UK PhD Scholarship

Sonia, studying a PhD at The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, talks to us about her experience of successfully applying for The Bartlett Promise Scholarship.

Student Q&As: Nahim Ahmed on positive, sustainable change

After receiving an MBE for community work, Nahim Ahmed aims to use his studies at The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction to continue making positive changes in society.

Building Better: The Bartlett podcast

The cities and human spaces that we build worldwide have a huge impact on our daily lives, our societies, and our planet. In this podcast, we’re asking the big question: how can we build better?


We don’t work in isolation. Engagement, collaboration and innovation with enterprises, policymakers and local communities is a key part of what we do at The Bartlett, and the cornerstone of our research impact.


Building Better artwork

Building Better

Our academic experts talk about their research and why it matters in our regular Building Better podcast, hosted by Dean Christoph Lindner.

Inclusive Spaces

Inclusive Spaces

Join The Bartlett’s monthly Inclusive Spaces event series to explore equity, diversity and inclusion in the built environment. You can also view recordings of past sessions.
The Bartlett Sustainable Places: Preparing for the COP28 Climate Summit

Sustainable Places: Preparing for the COP28 Climate Summit

Join a panel of UCL experts in this online event to explore how the built environment sector can address the climate crisis through cross-sector collaboration, and prepare for COP28, this year’s global United Nations climate summit.

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