The Bartlett



Welcome to The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment. The Bartlett is a multidisciplinary faculty, made up of 13 schools and institutes, as well as smaller research centres and units. Our research has been rated world leading/internationally excellent (REF 2021). We are proud to embrace the radical spirit of UCL.
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Our schools and institutes

The Bartlett is the UK’s largest and most multidisciplinary faculty of the built environment. Our 13 schools and institutes span diverse disciplines including architecture, planning, construction, resources, policy and heritage.
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Our locations and facilities

The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment, is situated across three locations in central and east London. We offer cutting-edge facilities and spaces for learning, design and making.

Our commitment to do more

We want to make the world, and our faculty, a better place.

Build a better future

This is our commitment to change. 12 key themes around which we can create a better built environment. These building blocks inform all research and teaching we do at The Bartlett.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to building a better, fairer faculty, from which no one is excluded unjustly. Find out more in our hub of resources relating to EDI at The Bartlett.

Bartlett Net Zero 2030

The Bartlett has pledged to become a net-zero faculty by 2030. This promise sits alongside our commitment to advancing climate action through our teaching and research.

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Our history

The Bartlett’s story stretches back over nearly 200 years. During that time, we have evolved from an architecture school to a fully-multidisciplinary faculty of the built environment.

Contact us

Meet our faculty leadership team and find contact details for professional services staff

Working at The Bartlett

Information about The Bartlett and UCL's employment policies and initiatives, as well as support networks and benefits for staff.


Sustainability and energy efficiency inform everything we do as a university faculty: our teaching, our research, our consultancy and all the advice we issue to government and the public.

Study at The Bartlett

Explore the courses available to study at The Bartlett's 13 schools and institutes. You can also find out more about what it's like to study with us, and find links to useful resources for applicants.


Our wide-ranging, multidisciplinary research aims to address the biggest issues within the built environment. We are focused on seeking solutions and gaining insight into real-world challenges.

Bartlett Ideas

The focus of multi and interdisciplinary research at The Bartlett is finding solutions to real-world problems. Learn more about our work, through accessible articles, events, podcasts and more.