UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering


Dr Ben Croxford visits University of Oviedo

26 March 2014

Dr Ben Croxford, Senior Lecturer at The Bartlett School of Graduate Studies, has recently completed a three week stay as an academic visitor at the Gijón campus of the University of Oviedo in Northern Spain. He was hosted by IdeasCAD, a group of lecturers in the Construction Engineering Department researching eco-design processes and virtual reality. 

Throughout his stay, Dr Croxford gave a short lecture in Spanish, helped build a 3D printer and visited a ‘Passivhaus’, one of 5 in Spain. He also visited Grupo TSK, a world leader in concentrating solar power plants, and was interviewed by the local newspaper of Gijón.