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Italy, Venice

Architecture and Design

Gain practical skills during the Venice Architecture Biennale - study one, two or three modules in August: Architecture, Venice Biennale, Design.

language Italian
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 950
United Kingdom, Cambridge

Cambridge Immerse Architecture Programme ** Aged 15-18 **

Architecture has a key role to play in society; it’s about the making of places where people spend their lives. The discipline is concerned not just with the aesthetics of the exte...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
United Kingdom, Nottingham

Architecture, Drawing and the City

This course will explore the concept of place through drawing. It'll introduce you to the notion of drawing and design as tools for recording, reflecting and communicating ideas...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2.5 ECTS
fee GBP 730
United Kingdom, London

London's Urban Development: Politics, Policy and Design

This module will explore how London’s urban form is developing in response to the economic, social, and environmental challenges associated with its role as a ‘global city’. Cap...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Cambridge

Cambridge Immerse Architecture Programme ** Aged 15-18 **

Architecture has a key role to play in society; it’s about the making of places where people spend their lives. The discipline is concerned not just with the aesthetics of the exte...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Austria, Vienna

Green Building Solutions

Registration is now open for a pioneering international and interdisciplinary Austrian summer university programme, which provides world-leading insight into sustainable architectu...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 7 ECTS
United Kingdom, Nottingham

Architecture and the Edit

Capturing the city through a lens is something that has defined cinema and photography since their conception. This course will introduce you to the ideas of architecture in fil...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2.5 ECTS
fee GBP 730
Italy, Venice

Architecture and Design

The 16. Biennale Architettura will focus on attempts to reveal architecture as a multilayered discipline. Biennale will foreground public space, civic ideals, and the presentation...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 950
United Kingdom, Nottingham

Beautiful Little Buildings

There's something very special about little buildings - something both fascinating and beautiful. This practical course will help you to understand how to scale down, read techn...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2.5 ECTS
fee GBP 730
United Kingdom, Cambridge

Cambridge Immerse Architecture Programme ** Aged 15-18 **

Architecture has a key role to play in society; it’s about the making of places where people spend their lives. The discipline is concerned not just with the aesthetics of the exte...

language English
duration 2 weeks
United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Architecture & Urban Design Studio 1

This three-week studio based design programme will provide existing design students an introduction to postgraduate studies in architecture. The work of Patrick Geddes will feature...

United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Architecture & Urban Design Studio 2

This course is for students who have an undergraduate degree in Architecture who are moving into their postgraduate education. This course can constitute a 20-credit optional modul...

United Kingdom, London

Civic Design

Civic engagement is now considered to be a key process in urban design and planning practice. This module aims to provide students with learning outcomes that prepare them to work...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Spain, Santander

Modelmaking in the Digital Age

International Summer Workshop Modelmaking in the Digital Age From Craftsmanship to Automated Production Society teaches us how to use a product, education instructs us on...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 575
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Urban Studies: Planning & Living in Cities

Housing and urban issues have come to the forefront of social, economic and environmental debates in recent years as metropolitan modes of living have become even more widespread a...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Planning the Cycling City

This graduate level programme unravels urban cycling from a critical and interdisciplinary perspective. We draw on historical and current events and thinking and engage with top Du...

United Kingdom, Canterbury

Sustainable Architecture and Landscape Design

The Summer School is aimed at those who have an interest in architecture and design, wishing to explore specialist areas. This opportunity will see you become part of a creative co...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Germany, Aachen

Structural Engineering of Industrial Facilities Summer School

The core focus of this Summer School is the analysis and design of industrial facilities in regard to exceptional and dynamic loads. During the conceptual design process of industr...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
Italy, Venice

Venice Architecture Biennale: opening week

Join for special week of Venice Biennale preview and opening parties. It is a rare opportunity to see historic venetian palazzos before they open to the public, observe the setup...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 950
Italy, Florence

Summer Interior Design Project in Florence - 2~12 weeks

Italian interior design has reputation for having the world’s best sensibility in color, mode and functions. You will learn design concepts and complete a work based on a specific...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Florence

Summer Shoe Design Project - 2~12 weeks

Students will learn design techniques of various shoes for different scenes and are unique, which is characteristics of Italian shoes. For example, precious shoes like jewelry, sho...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Florence

Bag Design from Italian Designer - 2~12 weeks

In Bag Design, Students will study various bag designs with Italian tastes, colors (new combinations, new decoration), materials (avant-garde application, new materials), patterns,...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Florence

Learn Italian Fashion Design - 2~12 weeks

Practical study on leading Italian fashion 1 or 2 months short-term intensive course. You will learn from design to actual making. 2-week intensive course: 2,600 Euro May 6,...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Florence

Summer Graphic Design Course in Italy - 2~12 weeks

You will posh your artistic sensibility in color, advertisement, illustration space conception unique to Italian life. You will nurture your individual creativity using vivid color...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Florence

Summer Textile Design course - 2~12 weeks

You will learn how to create textile - which is utilized in almost in every scene of our daily life - in fashion, as interior fabrics, wall papers, curtains, sofas, tablecloths, ca...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Florence

Italian Product Design Project - 2~12 weeks

In Product Design course, students learn Italian creativity which produces various good designs, product concepts implied by techniques and shapes, product functions, product redes...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Florence

International Architecture Laboratory

Architectural and Urban Design Lab Observation an Perception drawing History of Art and Architecture Technology and Building materials Design Field Trip

language English
duration 22 weeks
Italy, Florence

Academic Interior and Furniture Design Laboratory

Sketching Technical Drawing Interior Design Lab and Customer relations management Furniture Design Lab and Customer relations management History of Art History of Design C...

language English
duration 27 weeks
Austria, Vienna

Climate Friendly Buildings - Then and Now

In this course you will learn about the interaction between outdoor and indoor climate and its impact to the building’s shape, material, energy and user. You will be able to analys...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
Denmark, Herning

Winter School in Nordic Furniture Design

Through excursions to various sources of inspiration VIA Design will introduce you to the main aspects of Nordic Furniture Design. Case studies, lectures and hands on projects will...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Netherlands, Groningen

Pathways Towards Sustainable Futures

Learn about planning in the Netherlands! This summer course is organised and taught by the University of Groningen (RUG), Groningen, the Netherlands, and delivered in cooperation w...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 495

Courses 2017

Netherlands, Rotterdam

Developing Social Housing Projects

One of the characteristics of developing countries is fast growing cities and the lack of affordable and adequate housing. Social housing policies try to address the housing proble...

Germany, Halle

"Geist21"

ThermHex invites students to the "Innovation Summer School" in September For the first time ThermHex Waben GmbH invites students, with interest in new materials and enthusiasm f...

Belgium, Antwerp

CityLAB V: The Smart City. An Interdisciplinary Approach

This summer school on ‘The Smart City’, organised by the Antwerp Urban Studies Institute, aims to address the smart city from an interdisciplinary perspective. We assess how the in...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 300
Portugal, Ribeira Grande

MOYTIRRA 2017 - Sketch design for deep-sea mining labour's housing

“Moytirra 2017, Sketch design for deep-sea mining labour’s housing” includes Master-Classes, studio sessions and field trips, led by lecturers and researchers from ISCTE-IUL and Un...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Italy, Piacenza

OC - Open City - International Summer School of Piacenza

The 2017 edition, in continuity with the issues addressed in the previous editions, focuses on the many complementary forms of landscape that are recognizable in the enlarged terri...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Netherlands, Zwolle

Corporeal Summer School

Are you interested in the theme ‘Corporeal: the study of the ever-changing relationship between human beings and space’? Do you want to develop your design-based research skills? O...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 225
Italy, Castelletto Uzzone

Workshop n° 6 - natural plaster, wood windows, wood floors

Each class will consist of a practical workshop for building and experimenting using traditional reclamation constructive techniques leading to conservation. Two "ciabots", one d...

language Italian
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 290
Italy, Massaciuccoli (LU)

The City and The Water. Architecture, Arts and Design for the valorization of the Massaciuccoli Lake in Tuscany

The Summer School starts from the awareness of the value of the Massaciuccoli Lake (Massarosa, Lucca) and its territory. As main element of characterization and unification of the...

Germany, Bernau bei Berlin

Hannes Meyer: finishing unfinished business

For our workshop at the Summer School Bernau, we will look at the legacy of Swiss architect, urbanist, socialist thinker, and former Bauhaus director Hannes Meyer. Meyer’s body of...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 590
Germany, Bernau close to Berlin

The better self with Isabella Pasqualini

The better self as the architectonic or technological promise of a better life is not a new idea in itself. We find it for instance in Aristotle’s writings, Francis Bacon’s “New At...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 590
Germany, Berlin close to Bernau

The Å & Ø of exhibition making - Thibaut de Ruyter

This course is for artists, critics, curators, or anyone interested in learning how exhibitions are produced. By studying the vocabulary and tools that architects use daily in thei...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 590
Germany, Berlin close to Bernau

Refining your process (and moving away from readymade cliches)

In over 20 years of working with artists, I have encountered two problems that leave artists stuck. 1) They keep repeating the same work, however different its appearance. 2) They...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 440
Germany, Weimar

Cultural Landscapes & Urban Resilience

Urban Resilience relying to the robustness and preparedness of our built environment and society to its vulnerability is often hard to catch when it comes about its integration and...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Germany, Weimar

Moving Traces: Design Elements & Principles

The course is made up of three parts and aims at interdisciplinary experiences of design principles like balance, tension, contrast, proprotion, variation and so on. In the f...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Germany, Weimar

Architectural Design

The course »Architectural Design« explores architectural concepts through class presentations, on-site visits, and studio practice. Each class examines particular building types, d...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Germany, Weimar

Build Your Bauhaus

The Bauhaus was a school, not a design-studio. Walter Gropius wanted to educate a new generation of designers, which is why he wanted his pupils to learn a craft and to work in the...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Germany, Weimar

Forecast Engineering

The design of engineering structures takes place today and in the past on the basis of static calculations. The consideration of uncertainties in the model quality becomes more and...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Germany, Weimar

Design Thinking

Design Thinking is a process for creating elegant user-centered solutions in multidisciplinary teams. But it’s much more than that: it is a mindset — another way of tackling challe...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Belgium, Hasselt

Retail Design

Together with our partner Universities, Politecnico di Milano and Middlesex University, we organise for the fourth time, the summer school "Seamless retail design: integrating the...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Denmark, Lemvig

Landscape as Character

After the great success of last year’s Summer School in Aarhus, we are hosting another summer camp this year in Lemvig under the title “Landscape as Character.” The CAFx Summer...

language English
duration 1 week
Germany, Bernau bei Berlin

Biomimetic Design and Bauhaus

“Biomimetics is the abstraction of good design from nature” (Center of Biomimetics, UK) Biomimetics is a strategic approach to translate solutions from nature into a technical o...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 590
Latvia, Riga, Ligatne

Woodcraft and Art

Since ancient times Latvians produced all necessary everyday items, from wooden spoons and wooden shoes, to furniture and log houses. Traditions are cultivated and maintained today...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2.5 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Germany, Bernau bei Berlin

Paper Creations from the Bauhaus School

This lighthearted course taught by paper artist Eric Gjerde focuses on the practical hands-on experience of working with paper. As part of his first-year Preliminary Courses at the...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Germany, Bernau close to Berlin

Biomimetic Design and Bauhaus with Petra Gruber

Biomimetics is a strategic approach to translate solutions from nature into a technical or artistic context, and by this reinterprets scientific findings in technology and the arts...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 590
Germany, Bernau bei Berlin

Department of Applied Music

Among the original departments of the Bauhaus, music was not included. Rumored considerations of such a department (e.g. under the direction of Josef Matthias Hauer) aside, more fu...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 590
Germany, Bernau bei Berlin

Drawing in Space - Mona Jas

Draw is about combining different elements and layers: lines, dots, dashes, and shading on surfaces can convey thoughts, emotions, and concepts, record observations, conceive proce...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 590
Germany, Bernau close to Berlin

Everything you ever wanted to know about writing but were too afraid to ask

Writing is never easy. Yet artists face a deeper challenge because they tend to think in visual, spatial, concrete terms – not in terms of words. This workshop will show how artist...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 490
Russia, Moscow

Module "Architecture & urbanism"

The general program of the module provides various lecture & excursion activities: contemporary architecture of Moscow, Moscow art nouveau architecture, architecture of Russian con...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Italy, Castelletto Uzzone

Workshop n°5 - natural plaster

Each class will consist of a practical workshop for building and experimenting using traditional reclamation constructive techniques leading to conservation. Two "ciabots", one d...

language Italian
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 580
Poland, Warsaw

Art and Architecture- Preservation Pavilion

To celebrate its fifth year, this year the Warsaw Summer School will team up with the Osiedle Jazdow community, to design and build a public pavilion which reflects our chosen them...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee GBP 250
Portugal, Porto

Practice & Theory of Sustainable and Social Architecture II

Critical Concrete promotes a new model to refurbish socially-relevant spaces – social housing, cultural centres, and public spaces – through educational programmes....

language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 990
Russia, St.Petersburg

Architecture and Civil Engineering

The outstanding summer school “Architecture and Civil Engineering” is entirely carried out in English and is cut out for those who are keen on architecture and design solutions. St...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 720
Russia, St.Petersburg

3D Design and Digital Fabrication

Being one of the latest trends, computer modeling and visualization have become important stages of product and industrial design process. It enables creating realistic images and...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 720
Germany, Weimar

Understanding Spaces

The course Understanding Spaces explores multiple, hands-on, innovative artistic approaches to increase perceptual sensibility and develop a deepened grasp of the particularity of...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Germany, Weimar

Spatial Poetry - A Phenomenological Approach

In this hands-on course you will investigate and experiment with architectural space in its most archaic form. By weaving shapes, relations, proportions, and light, architecture ca...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Germany, Weimar

Urban Performances

Throughout the course you will explore current issues of urban, community life by use of artistic interventions and performances in the city of Weimar. You will deal with decisions...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Germany, Weimar

Bauhaus In.Sight

Points, lines and areas as a starting point of the bauhaus foundation course create in their interplay space arrangements. In combination with material, textures, light or colour t...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Germany, Weimar

Express Yourself! Experimental Painting

The course mainly focuses on providing knowledge of craft based artistic work within the studio practice. You learn to use paint (acrylic), brushes and imaginative painting techniq...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Germany, Weimar

Re.Action - Artistic Dialogues

At the start of this course we visit an art exhibition and research the accompanying media, such as catalogues, website, flyers etc. Based on your experience you develop an artwork...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Germany, Weimar

Lighting Design

In this introductory course into architectural lighting design, we are going to explore the science and aesthetics of light, as well as atmosphere and its effect on perception and...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Germany, Weimar

Environmental Design Strategies

Learn to optimize the environmental performance of buildings to design sustainable buildings for the future The building sector is responsible for a large proportion of the worl...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Estonia, Tallinn

2017 Tallinn Summer Academy of Art, Design and Architecture – Edge/Blurring Boundaries

The Open Academy of the Estonian Academy of Arts (EAA) is very excited to launch the 2017 Tallinn Summer Academy of Art, Design and Architecture – Edge/Blurring Boundaries! The cou...

language English
duration 5 weeks
Spain, Monda

3D Max

3D MAX is a great 3D program to master for all Designers or people interested in learning how to make professional 3D computer drawings. With 3D MAX you can produce professiona...

language English
duration 3 weeks
Spain, A Coruña

Real Estate Valuation and Investment

Property valuation is a delicate professional activity for banking, insurance companies, investment companies and many other actors. The course provides a general overview of the m...

Latvia, Sigulda

BIOREVOLUTION. 10 days intensive course in design, art, craft, science and gastronomy

BIOREVOLUTION Engineers have turned biology into a design discipline, and it is up to us whether we will know how to use it. Nowadays at home we can biologically grow our own food...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 350
Italy, Milan

Lighting Design

The course gives an overall vision of the art of lighting and its related functions from a technical and stylistic point of view. It will provide you with the tools to carry out a...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Milan

Interior Design for Hotels

The course will enable participants to understand the combination of aesthetics, functional and operational aspects to design successful hotels. You will experience a deep analysis...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Art and Architecture

Students will be immersed in a two-week collaborative design and construction project. Through material testing and immediate engagement with an active urban site, we will explore...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee GBP 450
Denmark, Copenhagen

New Urban Life Across the Globe: Activism and Change in a World of Cities

For the first time in human history, more people now live in cities than outside them, and many of the major political contestations of the 21st Century occur in urban settings. Re...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Austria, Dornbirn

Building with earth, clay and loam

Two-week earth building workshop Within three practice-based courses and one theoretical introduction at the beginning you will be introduced and trained in the earth building t...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 830
Italy, Torino

Izmade Summer School

Izmade will run its first edition* of the International Summer School in Turin (Italy) from 24th to 29th of July 2017. A very intensive week where participants will have the opport...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 490
Germany, Berlin

Architecture in Berlin. A Walk through History

This course gives a wide overview of the development of public and private architecture in Berlin during the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Following an introduction to the urban d...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 900
France, Châlons en Champagne

Architecture et Champagne

A wish to build an architecture prototype within vines of champagne ? Candidate yourself for the first summer school session “Architecture and Champagne” with Pierre Hebbelinck, a...

language French
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 220
Spain, Monda

Interior Decoration

5 weeks Interior Decoration (2.000€) 17 July to 18 August Taught in English. 5 days a week (Mon-Fri). Study Hours: 9:00 -13:00 Required Equipment: Laptop. We help you find good...

language English
duration 5 weeks
Romania, Cluj-Napoca

How to turn your building project into a brand

The City of Green Buildings Academy is specially designed for students and young professionals from a multitude of specialties who are or will eventually be the stakeholders of the...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 149
Italy, Milan

Product Design II

You will develop a coordinated product line using hand or digital drawing as well as a prototype product model. The project will be carried out in groups as a studio work, under th...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Milan

Interior Design II

In this course, intended for students with background understanding and experience in Interior Design, you will have the chance to analyze contemporary interior spaces through obse...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Milan

Food Design

Food Design is the pre-ordination of everything having to do with food, in terms of design, style and planning. It is tied both to industrial production and classic design (packagi...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Milan

Sketching Around Milan

You’ll start in class with very simple exercises of copying from still lifes and photographs to gain basic drawing skills. As your confidence in your practice grows, you will start...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Spain, Madrid

Gourmet Architecture - An Initiation into Restaurant Design

Starting with a guided exploration of Madrid’s vast culinary landscape, with its more than 3,000 restaurants, you will analyze what it takes to design a successful restaurant. You...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Spain, Madrid

Digital Fabrication Applications in Design

During the first week, the students will learn to use the different digital fabrication machines at the FabLab. At the same time, they will attend workshops hosted by renowned spec...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Czech Republic, Ostrava

Adventures of Architecture in Ostrava

The summer course will be oriented on the future of transformation and identity in the (post) industrial city of Ostrava (Czech Republic) from different perspectives of architectur...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 320
Kosovo, Prishtina

EFFICIENCY ARCHITECTURE

The Summer School is designed to offer the one-week academic program, several modules, and every module is developed independent, always being related to summer school mail goal, f...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
Netherlands, Rotterdam

Land Markets and Informal Settlement

The course will enable you to understand the underlying causes of informal occupation of land and slum formation, to acquire knowledge and skills to develop upgrading strategies to...

language English
duration 3 weeks
Russia, Vladivostok

International Summer School in Cultural Landscapes and Sustainable Urban Regeneration

The International Summer School in Cultural Landscapes and Sustainable Urban Regeneration (ISS-CLSUR) scheduled between 10 July and 24 July 2017 at Far Eastern Federal University,...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee USD 100
United Kingdom, Lincoln

Architecture Summer School

The 2017 Architecture Summer School introduces students to the intellectual and creative requirements of higher education and challenges perceptions of design theory and practice....

language English
duration 2 weeks
Italy, Milan

Product Design I

You will be introduced and exposed to the design process in order to understand what is living behind a product. You will have the opportunity to delve into intensive project work...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Milan

Interior Design I

A full immersion course that will provide you with an overview of the Italian design methodology. You will be introduced to the analysis of the elements of the space, and will have...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Milan

Cultural Tour of the Best in Design

This course aims to demonstrate how the idea of “design” is closely connected with the core of Italian creativity. You will examine this connection by considering myriad cultural,...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Portugal, Lisbon

Global Design I

If you want to sharpen your skills in creative thinking and solving problems of form and function, check out this course. You will learn about the thought process and creative rese...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Spain, Madrid

Introduction to Architecture

You will learn basic freehand sketching to develop your skills with observation and perception, using Madrid’s historic and modern buildings as models. You will also develop simple...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Spain, Madrid

Introduction to product design: a sun shade for Madrid Rio

In your first week, you will discover Madrid’s key design locations and learn to generate, develop, and defend your design ideas, using simple tools to represent your ideas, from f...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Venice

Critical Infrastructure Resilience

At its first edition, the summer school on Critical Infrastructure Resilience (CIR) brings together academics and professional experts to discuss an emerging topic with a pragmatic...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Greece, Athens

Athens: Heritage and Modernity

An exploration of the coexistence between historic and modern Athens, Greece. This twelve day trip is a thoughtful exploration of the history, preservation and conservation issues...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
Greece, ATHENS

[In]Visible Athens: Experiencing Art and Architecture

The programme deals with the creative process within architecture and reveals how it weaves together art, inspiration and creativity. Through a series of lectures, educational acti...

language English
duration 2 weeks
United Kingdom, Glasgow

Occupying the Post-Industrial City

Test Unit is an art, design and architecture summer school that welcomes a cross-disciplinary group of participants and experienced facilitators to: * turn talk into action by...

language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 175
United Kingdom, London

Destination London

Destination London is a three week intensive summer school programme designed for people who are interested in exploring the tourism and events in one of the world’s leading cities...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Netherlands, Rotterdam

Urban Management Tools for Climate Change

Cities are increasingly expected to undertake concrete actions to adapt to sea level rise, floods, droughts and other natural disasters exacerbated by climate change and climate va...

language English
duration 3 weeks
France, Paris

Paris through its Architecture

Investigates the growth patterns of Paris from Roman times through the Second Empire. Studies major monuments, pivotal points of urban design, and vernacular architecture on site....

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Italy, San Gemini, Terni (TR)

Building Restoration – Touching the Stones

Touching the Stones - Historic Buildings Restoration and Analysis (May 29 thru June 23, 2017) is a unique program where participants get to work hands-on restoring historic buildin...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee USD 3
Ukraine, Kiev

Mystetskyi Arsenal: Spatial Development Scenarios

Format: 6-day international and interdisciplinary workshop in the framework of the 10th International Architecture Festival CANactions 2017 (with full-time involvement)

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
Greece, Athens

Arts and Architecture in Ancient Athens and Greece

Students will learn about ancient Greek art from Cycladic times through the Hellenistic Period. Art forms discussed will include sculpture, vase-painting, and jewelry. The first me...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Netherlands, Rotterdam

Green Cities for Eco-efficiency

Cities are the primary source of growth and innovation but at the same time large consumer of energy, and raw materials. Most anthropogenic causes of greenhouse gas emissions are a...

language English
duration 3 weeks

Courses 2016

Italy, Bolzano

Acting the in-between

For a long time the notion of the in-between has had an influential role on our spatial understanding and can support unexpected approaches to issues related to the reciprocal infl...

Italy, Piacenza

Landscape in motion

Piacenza Campus of Politecnico di Milano hosts the three-year Architecture Design course and the Architecture Master course “Sustainable Architecture and Landscape Design”. The aca...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Lithuania, Vilnius

PLAY EAST!

An international design-build summer school to improve the quality of outdoor spaces of public schools in Vilnius, Lithuania. Task: Create & build a new playground, together with t...

Luxembourg, Schengen

Archi & Migration

The Schengen Summer School of Luxemburg University, scheduled for September 1-10, 2016, will look into the issue of the impact that the various forms of migration might have on urb...

France, Lessac

Layer by layer, building with eroision

In this workshop we are going to design and build a rammed-earth wall together. We’ll all get physically involved and feel how much energy is needed to build a wall by taking the m...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
Belgium, Kortrijk

Summer School of Making

Come and immerge yourself in the topics of design, prototyping, digital development and the internet of things! Summer school of making stands for 10 days of creative workshops. Ba...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Austria, Vienna

Smart Cities: Designing Places and Urban Mentalities

The aim of this Summer School is to bring together diverse disciplines – including technical, economic, political, environmental and social disciplines – to explore the new set of...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 420
France, Lessac

Hygroscopic aggregate structure

Our workshop introduces participants to the notion of designed matter and teaches digital construction techniques which are gentle and non-invasive to the surrounding environment....

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
Portugal, Porto

Practice & Theory of Sustainable and Social Architecture III

In 2015 Critical Concrete was founded with the ambition of promoting a new model: the refurbishment of abandoned places for social housing and cultural initiatives through summer c...

language English
duration 3 weeks
Germany, Berlin

Urban Space and Architecture

This intensive two-week course invites you to discover experimental architecture and communicative, social urban space. Explore the diversity and innovation of contemporary Berlin...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Italy, Montalcino - Siena - Tuscany

The trade of the architect

An interdisciplinary course where students have the opportunity to live together and confront themeselves with architects, archaeologists, anthropologists, hostorians and sociologi...

language Italian
duration 1 week
fee EUR 800
Latvia, Cesis

Instant

In 2015, for the first time ever, Oxford Dictionaries declared an emoji — the ‘Face with Tears of Joy’ — to be the Word of the Year. Conventional language, allegedly, is impoverish...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 880
Spain, Villena

Socio-Cultural Renewal Festival. 4th Edition

The festival consists in a serie of workshops, lectures and activities during 10 summer days, all objectives will be accomplished in a professional and playful environment encourag...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 200
Italy, Torino (Turin)

Make a green public space!

This year, the focus will be on the public space, and students will design and build a mobile green space for sitting, working, studying and playing (parklet) in order to furnish t...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 395
Austria, Salzburg

Public Space

feld 72's temporary Museum for Public Space is setting up shop again in Salzburg. Salzburg is a town where global meets regional and local, where identities are “exploited” and...

language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 950
Austria, Altmünster

Modern earthen architecture and bamboo construction

learning by doing in practical workshops including material science and theroy classes.

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
France, Lessac

Landscape-furniture

When we design a piece of furniture, we think of the space around it. When we design a space, we think of the architecture around it. When we design an architecture, we think of...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 858
United Kingdom, London

Evolving Architecture and Urbanism in London: Sustainable Building

IEREK believe in the high importance of science and scientific research and ensures that researcher’s practices and theories are applied in the real world by adopting different pro...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 850
Switzerland, Vaduz (Liechtenstein) and St. Gallen (Switzerland)

Arts & Crafts Hands on at 1:1 Scale

In the first week students will be designing, experimenting and finally casting their personal metal sculpture based on sketches and models. The process of developing and fabricati...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Croatia, Rijeka

Second Glance: International Workshop on Photography in Architecture and Urban Space

HELD BY f.act - forum for gender discourse in art, graz < > gent DAR - Association of Architects Rijeka The University of Ljubljana Faculty of Architecture No experience in w...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 55
United Kingdom, London and Barcelona

Furniture Design: Inside and Outside Spaces

Do you want to explore the whole gamut of furniture design? Looking at idea development, sketching, creating models of your designs and thinking of ideas for both domestic interior...

language English
duration 4 weeks
United Kingdom, London and Barcelona

Interior Design

London: This course will start in London where you will learn the building blocks required to take your interior design and creativity skills to the next level. During the first...

language English
duration 4 weeks
United Kingdom, Nottingham

Architecture

Select from one, two, three or four weeks of study from a selection of architecture courses and enjoy subjects delivered by experts who bring academic and industry experience to th...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 2.5 ECTS
Spain, Barcelona

Hyper Cities

The Global Summer School (GSS) is a platform defined by ambitious, multi-scalar investigation on the implications of emergent techniques in our planned environments. Each year, int...

language English
duration 2 weeks
United Kingdom, London

Bartlett Summer School 2016

The Bartlett Summer Studio is not only an academic adventure, but can be a life-changing experience that enables each student to build on their design skills and their conceptual a...

language English
duration 7 weeks
Spain, Santander

Modelmaking in the Digital Age: From craftsmanship to automated production

Far from being overshadowed by the digital era, physical models reclaim, today more than ever, their place as a key element during the architectural process: from urban to interior...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 600
United Kingdom, Glasgow

Test Unit - Art, Design, Architecture & The City

Application deadline, Monday 6th June @ 10am Test Unit is an art, design, architecture & the city summer school & events programme that will: – Prototype ideas in public spac...

language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 175
Austria, Villach

Urban Design & Architecture

The International Summer University Carinthia brings highly motivated and talented students from around the world in the areas of entrepreneurship, architecture and tourism togethe...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 350
Greece, Athens

Architectural Design: Building the Welcome Hut

*Ages 13-17* This workshop combines the practical aspects of design and the fun of construction with social awareness. The first step will be to compose the building brief; reas...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 990
Greece, Athens, Greece

From Design Thinking to 3D Printing

**Ages 13 - 17** In this workshop, students will be introduced to Design Thinking. Using simple design processes and tools, they will present an innovative idea for a useable prod...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 990
Belgium, Antwerp

CityLAB IV: The City as a Market Place

Throughout history, cities have been concentrations of exchange activity and urban areas have been home to a varied range of retail facilities and markets. Indeed, cities have ofte...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Spain, Madrid & Barcelona

This must be the Place

“Learning from Pop-Up Urbanisms” appears as a project that studies the Music Festivals phenomenon. In the same way that Denisse Scott Brown and Robert Venturi did in their well kno...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 400
United Kingdom, Brighton

The Royals: the British Monarchy through Art and Architecture

This module studies the role of the British monarchy as patrons of art and architecture, while also providing a general historic overview of British royal history from the 16th to...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Iceland, Reykjavik

The Transformation of The Given City

As part of the COST Action ‘People Friendly Cities in a data rich world’, the DaVinci Institute is supporting the international winter school “Co-Creating Urban Spaces”. The school...

language English
duration 1 week

Courses 2015

United Kingdom, Birmingham

Innovator Catalyst - Decarbonising Buildings

The Innovator Catalyst is an eight-day intensive residential workshop, which is aimed at overcoming market, technical, social, and other challenges that building professionals face...

Croatia, Rijeka

Creative Docklands: International urban design workshop

Workshop goal The economic prosperity of the city of Rijeka in the past and in the present is directly related to the functioning of the port. Nowadays people of Rijeka face migra...

Italy, Rome

Responsive surfaces

The summer school aims to provide participants with the theoretical and instrumental skills necessary to deal with the design and construction of responsive surfaces. The theoretic...

Spain, Portopetro

Genoa Summer School 3

GSS3 is based in the Jørn Utzon house in Maiorca, the house he build for himself in 1971. The students will work in groups of three, the professors will work in couple. Each four...

Italy, Piacenza

Feeding the landscape

OC OPEN CITY International Summer School Piacenza 2015, in coincidence with the Milano Expo 2015 event, aims to deal with the challenge proposed by Expo’s topic: ‘Feeding (the) Lan...

United Kingdom, Sheffield

Making Cities

This year's Sheffield School of Architecture Making Cities Summer School will offer the opportunity to join one of 5 project teams run by a leading UK architecture practice. Du...

Belgium, Antwerp

CityLAB III: The Productive City

Cities and economic development are by nature strongly intertwined, as cities owe their existence to economic specialization and economic agglomeration. Production in the city has...

duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Italy, cà mariuccia, Albugnano, Piemont

Empathy, Design for all, Interactive exhibition design

Empathic design, design for all, exhibition and interaction, all meet together in an exciting and involving one week summer school in Piemonte, Italy. Creative and innovative conc...

Italy, Favignana (Trapani)

IAAD Summer University

PROGRAM Sunday 30-08-2015 // arrival and accommodation Monday 31-08-2015 // workshop opening in Palazzo Florio // lunch and island tour on boat // workshop in the aernoon /...

Germany, Jüchen

Exploring ways for sustainable transformation in a limited world

Sustainability is an abstract term, which is used mainly on a meta-level – thus, it is difficult to transfer it into our daily life in households, organisations, politics, economic...

duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Belgium, Antwerp

Shifting Climate, Reshaping Urban Landscapes (SCRUL) International design studio on climate adaptation

Today, there is a high demand for climate adaptation strategies. As scientists and policy makers attempt to reduce local vulnerability, they are confronted with many barriers, inhe...

duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 410
Belgium, Kortrijk

Architecture and Design programmes

Come and immerge yourself in the topics of design, prototyping, digital development and the internet of things. The summer school of making is an intensive experience. Based on you...

duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 650

Living on the Water

The first DAC Summer School, organized by DAC and Educons University, will occur in Novi Sad - Serbia, from August 09 to 19th. For this CREATIVE Summer School next to Danube, th...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 585
Poland, Warsaw

One Day Parade

Parades are commemorative civic celebrations that mark a special day or event and take the form of a procession, often involving costumes, floats, inflatables and marching bands. E...

Italy, Viggiano

3D GIS and Augmented Reality

In this school participants will be introduced to the basics of 3D GIS and Augmented Reality (AR). The participants will work in the historical center of Viggiano, a small village...

United Kingdom, London

Art and Architecture Summer School: In The Round

COURSE OUTLINE STORE’s third London Summer School will be in based in Gillett Square in the heart of Dalston, one of London’s most energetic and creative neighbourhoods. We will...

United Kingdom, London - Gillet Square

In The Round

STORE’s third London Summer School will be in based in Gillett Square in the heart of Dalston, one of London’s most energetic and creative neighbourhoods. We will design and constr...

Latvia, Cesis

Arcadia

The impact of human activities on the Earth's ecosystems has grown to such a scale that it can be considered a new geological epoch — the Anthropocene or the Age of Man. When hardl...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 675
United Kingdom, Cardiff

Low Carbon Design of the Built Environment

Building on the broad body of knowledge and the wealth of experience within the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, LCASP 2015 will introduce participants to a range...

Spain, Villena

Socio-Cultural Renewal Project. 3rd Edition

thefestival will consist in a serie of workshops, lectures and activities during 10 summer days, all objectives will be accomplished in a professional and playful environment encou...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 150
Spain, Barcelona

Innovation and future thinking

This course begins by asking the fundamental question: “Why think about the future?” It will explore this through an overview of essential futuring skills—horizon scanning and tren...

Italy, Venice

Drawing Venice - New interpretations of the classic city - IED Venice

Acquisition of new skills; technical as well as observational; Development of basic drawing skills, including composition, form, perspective, organization of the page; Understandin...

Spain, Madrid

Interior Decoration and Styling - IED Madrid

The Summer Program in Interior Decoration and Styling resolves around the production of interior design projects and the processes wich take place alongside them: 1. Introduction...

Spain, Madrid

Leather bags Design and Making - IED Madrid

The Leather bags Design and Making Summer Course allows the student to get to know deeply the relationship between bag and leather, its typology and facets.The advantages derived f...

Netherlands, Almere

Architecture and Urbanism: Sustainability Aspects

The course examines the architecture and urbanism of two European cities with a very different background: Barcelona was founded as a Roman city and has been growing through the ag...

duration 1 week
credits 2.5 ECTS
fee EUR 750
Italy, Rome

Industrial Design

This summer, the most innovative exponents in the fields of new design scenario share their creative process with students in practice-based workshops that have been developed spe...

duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
Italy, Viterbo

Art - Environment - Heritage Italy: the new etrurian Landscape

Would you like to live an enriching experience of free creativeness in strict contact with nature, history and contemporary art, discussing and working among number of artists, ph...

duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
Italy, Rome

Garden Design

Garden design is an ancient art. But what about it today? What really does a garden designer? The objective of this course is to deepen students experience in design principles and...

duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
Italy, Rome

“Shoot Rome. Twenty-five centuries of Beauty, Harmonies and Geometries are waiting for you”. - Making a photobook from the editing to the dummy.

Possibly Rome is the most photographed city all over the world. However it offers always new sides to be discovered: its centuries-old beauty, inhabitants, life and its unique atm...

duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
Italy, Brescia

What is sustainability for restoration?

The International Summer School for Advanced Studies focuses on an in-depth analysis of themes concerning “sustainability” while restoring buildings in a historic context. Awarenes...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Creativity and Entrepreneurship in Technology-Driven Innovation

This course provides a solid introduction to the entrepreneurial dimensions of technology-driven social and service innovation in the creative industries. You will study theories a...

Spain, Madrid

Personal Shopper - IED Madrid

The Summer Program in Personal Shopper will offer the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to advise customers when choosing their outfit. During the course, professional...

Spain, Madrid

Design in Gastronomy - IED Madrid

This area of study and work is as wide as the professional opportunities it offers. In a short period of time, the Design in Gastronomy summer course aims to: • Provide a view of...

Spain, Barcelona

Interior Design

During the course, students will carry out real and creative research into structural and decorative interior design. Following a methodology that combines the study of space, the...

Spain, Barcelona

Image consultant and personal shopper

The course provides students with the basic tools needed by the image consultant to help a client define and express their identity. The programme will deal with the history of f...

Spain, Barcelona

Fashion and Visual Merchandising

The programme consists of a conceptual part, involving various professionals who will take part in the process of creating visual displays, and also a practical part, where student...

Spain, Barcelona

Fashion Marketing for Designers

The development of didactic sessions, modules and activities of this Summer Course want to simulate the whole process and professional management inherent in a fashion project. In...

Spain, Barcelona

Fashion styling

- Professionalized the style and form knowledge to prepare students in the way to understand the constant sector news - Apply this information in the development of own content...

Spain, Barcelona

Global Design

The course is intended to be a very intense design experience in the city of Barcelona, through practical subjects, monographs and visits to studios of different fields, with resid...

Spain, Barcelona

Design Thinking and co-creation

This course will be developed through a real industry project. During four-weeks students will be fully immersed in the innovation process learning the different methods, techni...

Spain, Barcelona

Fashion Trends Investigation from Coolhunting to Forecasting

The summer course in Trends Investigation from Coolhunting to Fashion Forecasting leads students through the fascinating field of trends investigation. Instructors with a variety o...

Spain, Madrid

Design Experience - IED Madrid

The Design Experience Summer Program is made up of four one-week workshops, each one focusing on a design area. Students will develop their creative abilities with experimental...

duration 4 weeks
Spain, Madrid

Digital Strategy and Social Media - IED Madrid

The Digital Strategy and Social Media Summer Course is divided into two parts, each one lasting two weeks. Course Objectives: • to acquire a deep understanding of the work carri...

Greece, Hermoupolis, Syros island

Industrial Product Design and Concept Development

A successfully designed product should comply with various aesthetics and functional standards, meet environmental constraints and cover the current trends and complex demands of n...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
Spain, Barcelona

Architecture and Urbanism: Sustainability Aspects

he course examines the architecture and urbanism of two European cities with a very different background: Barcelona was founded as a Roman city and has been growing through the age...

duration 1 week
credits 2.5 ECTS
fee EUR 750
Italy, ROME

Engraving Rome

A very special way to discover the secrets of Rome and to learn the ancient technique of engraving: we will discover, draw, engrave and finally print the myths and legends hidden...

duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
Austria, Vaduz /Liechtenstein + Andelsbuch/Austria

Arts & Crafts - hands on in scale 1:1

This Summer School has been established as a cooperation between the Institute of Architecture and Planning and the Werkraum Bregenzerwald in Austria. The program consists of two w...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Italy, Rome

Luxury Experience - IED Rome

The Summer Course in Luxury Experience aims to provide the student with an insight into the heart of the luxury world by learning from successful examples. Students will learn to a...

Italy, Rome

Rome Architectural Sketchbook - IED Rome

Participants of diverse backgrounds and artistic ability will work in situ in diverse venues reflective of diverse periods of art, architecture and history in Rome. This program co...

Italy, Milan

Interior and Showroom Design - IED Milan

Visual merchandising, history and evolution of commercial spaces, Italian design: contemporary trends, interior and shop design workshops, guided visits and designer lectures and d...

Italy, Turin

Car Design - An introduction

Italy is a center of excellence and innovation in the field of automotive design. IED Torino is based in the automotive capital of Italy; home to such iconic companies as Fiat, Lan...

Italy, Firenze

Car Design

This course is an overview to the design aspects involved specifically in vehicle design. Creative, sensorial, emotional, expressive skills which characterize the italian way to lo...

Italy, Firenze

Fashion Design

During this fashion design course students will be stimulated to the understanding of the Italian Fashion Design and they will be helped to develop a personal thought and style to...

Italy, Firenze

Interior Design

Students will merge together the Italian retail and the fashion design to propose nice Interior Design solutions at the end of each month. Together with the theoretical aspects...

Spain, Madrid

Pattern and Modelling - IED Madrid

IED Madrid launches the Pattern and Modelling Summer Course with the aim to focus on the craft techniques of custom-made design, typical of the fashion ateliers. The course provide...

Courses 2014

Italy, Pavia

Smart Community and Sustainable Development - Concept for an innovative housing in Milan

We are delighted to offer the opportunity to a maximum of 8 students to participate in the summer school and join the team of invited participants from the University of Pavia, Lod...

Italy, Piacenza

Architecture for Creative Cities

PROGRAM FROM ECOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE TO ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN The International Summer School program includes: 1 - A WORKSHOP A daily workshop is applied to specific issues typi...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Designing mixed reality experiences

In this course you will develop an understanding on how to design and prototype interactive mixed reality experiences for any given target audience and context. Through intense han...

Latvia, Riga

Clothing Design and High Tech

Textile industry is a traditional and also one of the oldest branches of industry in Latvia. The first textile factory was established already in 1794. In Latvia today textile and...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 650
Germany, Weimar

Architectural Space in Photography

This course deals with architectural space and its photographic depiction. The photographic styles applied can range from emotional-atmospheric to realistic-objective oriented appr...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Germany, Weimar

Cultural Landscapes & Urban Resilience

Urban Resilience relying to the robustness and preparedness of our built environment and society to its vulnerability is often hard to catch when it comes about its integration and...

duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Germany, Weimar

Floating Architecture

The course provides in-depth knowledge of designing and planning eco-friendly floating structures made of renewable composite materials in both theory and practice. Through a serie...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Germany, Weimar

Build Your Bauhaus

The Bauhaus was a school, not a design-studio. Walter Gropius wanted to educate a new generation of designers. Therefore he wanted his pupils to learn a craft and to work in the wo...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Germany, Weimar

Design Basics

»Everything starts from a dot.« Wassily Kandinsky This course focuses on discovering the fundamental language of design principles by working with design elements is the main su...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Germany, Weimar

Think Big! Sculpture in Public Space

Weimar as an urban playground for your sculptural ideas Together we will take on a fictitious commission: let's say Weimar celebrates the Year of Bauhaus and there is a call for...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Germany, Weimar

Architecture & Urbanism in Film - Untold Stories of Weimar

Experience all the steps involved in producing a short film while learning to use the medium of film to focus on a specific subject and to present architectural phenomena as storie...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Germany, Weimar

Concrete & Design

Concrete & Design - The rich surface quality & sculptural impact of concrete as a building material Concrete as a building material is an integral, indispensable material in arc...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Germany, Weimar

Understanding Spaces

This course explores multiple, hands-on, innovative artistic approaches to increase perceptual sensibility and develop a more profound grasp of the particularity of place. Discours...

duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Germany, Weimar

Drawing Worlds - Contemporary Practices in Drawing

As we are increasingly confronted with the interrelations and complexities of our densely wired globalised world, contemporary drawing can be two things at one time: On the one han...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Germany, Weimar

Mapping – The Art of Interference

Using experimental interventions in public space participants transfer properties between objects of their interest as a tool for creative analysis. Using drawings, models, photo-...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Germany, Weimar

Will Design for Food

A workshop linking food to your design metabolism... This course will analyse the way food and product design related to food colours our everyday world. The workshop group will...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Latvia, Cesis

Get Well City

Current life expectancy trends show that people are living longer than ever before, and the average lifespan will continue to increase. The issue is whether we are not only living...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 675
Spain, Villena

Socio-Cultural Renewal Project. 2ª Edition

elcasc is a festival that aims to investigate and transform aspects of the historic city centre’s social and urban fabric, settling a testing ground dedicated to the study of the p...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Netherlands, Utrecht

Experience design: How to design valuable experiences using your right brain skills

n this course you will learn to strategically design an impactful experience with long-term value. The concept of experience thinking is introduced. You will study creativity theor...

Italy, Syracuse, Sicily

Architecture, Between the Sea and the Sky

From July 14 to August 9 2014, we will be holding a special summer camp. A month-long affair starting (online) on July 14 and then moving to offline fun from August 4 to August 9....

duration 4 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Netherlands, Middelburg

Drawing in conceptual art

This fine art course will focus on the place of drawing in conceptual art. It will take the form of workshops led by internationally acclaimed artists. Students will encounter a va...

United Kingdom, London and Barcelona

London-Barcelona City Photography Workshop

LONDON (5 days) rnrn30 June to 4 July rnThe introductory seminar will review the contribution made by artists in the field of contemporary photography, with reference to the discip...

United Kingdom, London and Barcelona

Information Design in London and Barcelona

London Information design - The Way to Wayfinding. Before we consider wayfinding and mobile technology we must first engage with the area of information design. Information design...

United Kingdom, London and Barcelona

Graphic Design and City Typography

London London is undeniably one of the major creative capitals of the world and the graphic design scene plays no small part in the city's important creative economy. Within the...

United Kingdom, London and Barcelona

London-Barcelona: Sketching the City

London: This course is about exploring the city of London through observing, drawing and recording on location and in studio workshops. We will also look at how the city has bee...

United Kingdom, London and Barcelona

Interior Design for Retail

London: This introductory/intermediate course of study is aimed at individuals who may be considering or are already working in a retail head office spatial, space planning or d...

United Kingdom, London and Barcelona

London-Barcelona: Event Design & Pop Up stores

London: How to design temporary experiences - from exhibitions to pop up shops. Event design that makes the most of the moment. London is full of one off, limited edition, mone...

United Kingdom, London and Barcelona

London-Barcelona: Furniture Design for inside and outside spaces

London This course will begin in London by introducing you to interior furniture design and the skills required when combining both studio and workshop disciplines. It is the pe...

United Kingdom, London and Barcelona

London-Barcelona: Visual Merchandising

London: You will begin your learning journey into the practice and principles of visual merchandising in fashion and lifestyle retail sectors. Teaching methods will include,...

Spain, Barcelona, Almere

Architecture and Urbanism: Sustainability Aspects

The course examines the architecture and urbanism of two European cities with a very different background: Barcelona was founded as a Roman city and has been growing through the ag...

Courses 2013

Spain, Villena

Socio Cultural Renewal Summer Course // Certamen de Activación Socio Cultural

elCASC - 1 FESTIVAL // 200 PARTICIPANTS // 10 DAYS // SUMMER // SPAIN Elcasc is an academic and institutional event that will take place in the historic centre of Villena organi...

Portugal, Lisbon

STTF2013 Summer School "Sustainable Technologies and Transdisciplinary Futures: From Collaborative Design to Digital Fabrication

STTF2013 Summer School is a one week intensive programme of conceptual and practical activities, which will immerse participants in both social and technical domains through Introd...

duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Austria, Vienna

Art and the city

In this course we will be exploring the intersection between art and architecture in the city. The course will combine lectures, In this course we are exploring the intersection be...

duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 650

Courses 2012

Latvia, Riga and Cesis

Event City

Cities of the world are continuously undergoing transformations, and today urbanists argue that the era of large scale visionary planning is over. They have come to realize that ta...

duration 3 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 635
Netherlands, Rome, Barcelona &amp; Almere

European Architecture through ages

This course examines the fundamental styles of European architecture from Ancient Rome to the present day modern architecture. We will go through time by visiting major architectur...

duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS