Designed by architects
Austin Smith Lord and constructed by Wilmott Dixon, the award winning, state-of-the-art £21 million purpose built management building at the Llandaff campus, opened to students and staff in autumn 2010.
In 2011, the university received the prestigious ‘Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Award’ for the building. Read more about the award here.
This fantastic new facility enables the Cardiff School of Management to become a leading centre in the UK for teaching and research in business, computing, tourism, hospitality and events subjects. It will allow the school to innovate and develop an exemplar of what a modern management school should be - strong in learning and teaching, research and enterprise and accessible to the local and wider business community.
The school has innovative learning areas including a 200 capacity lecture theatre, a 120 capacity lecture theatre and three Harvard style lecture theatres. There are also IT networking suites which provide the latest technology to facilitate problem-based learning, brain storming and group working providing ‘hands on’ approach to teaching and learning.
There are personal mentoring suites and social learning spaces, as well as first class facilities for researchers and research students. A conference centre for meetings and events, as well as a contemporary restaurant and bar with a professional standard kitchen for Hospitality and Catering students.
Learning facilities are complemented by catering facilities, including a Costa Coffee, serving a range of hot snacks, sandwiches and drinks within an open and contemporary social seating area.
Take a closer look inside the building and view a Virtual Tour of these fantastic facilities.