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United Kingdom, London

Interior and Experience Design Week

Do you want to observe directly how leading professionals use materials, technology, visual communication and storytelling to design memorable user experiences through the immersiv...

Italy, Pietrasanta (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...

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
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...

Greece, Kavala

The design of light for architecture

Light has been revolutionized and went through a profound transformation as it has become all-digital. Just like the music industry, cinema, photography and publishing. The new pos...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
Austria, Vienna

Green Building Solutions

First hand ecological knowledge and engineering expertise bundled in a three-week program in the capital of energy efficient and green building: Vienna. It aims at architects, engi...

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

British Architecture

An ideal introduction to British architecture and design, this course is based around the creative processes of ‘thinking and making’ to enhance your understanding of architectural...

Austria, Vienna

Climate friendly Buildings - Than 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
fee EUR 800
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
United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Art and Architecture through the Ages: Edinburgh and Beyond

Beginning with ancient Greece, the course will take you on a journey to the present day, exploring the history of western art and architecture. With both the medieval Old Town and...

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
Austria, Vienna

Austrian Architectural Culture

Vienna has its specific history through the essential shift from the modern metropolis of the Habsburg Empire in the 19th century to the capital of a small republic in the 20th ce...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 800
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...

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 550
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Urban Studies: Planning & Living in Cities | GSSS

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 | GSSS

This graduate level programme will explore urban cycling from a Dutch perspective, both historical and current, and provide students with a host of skills on how to develop and fos...

United Kingdom, Canterbury

Architecture Summer School

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 10 ECTS
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
United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Developing Illustration Practice

The three week long course will challenge students to explore narrative illustration and, based on literary sources, investigate how to tell a story through images. With support, s...

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
Italy, Pisa

The City and The Water – Winter Edition. Architecture, Arts and Design for the valorization of the Arno river front in Pisa

The Winter School consists of 75 hours (2 weeks – 5 working days/a week - 8 hours/a day) of site visits, lectures and design workshops. The aims of the school are: • introducing...

Austria, Vienna

Ecumenopolis: Researching And Representing Contemporary and Future Urbanism

The course aims to provide experimental alternatives to traditional urban research methodologies and understanding, by bridging the gap between urban/spatial practice and art. You...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Austria, Vienna

Urban Living With Water

The 5th ULWW Winter School will address basic principles of stormwater management approaches in urban areas, such as Low Impact Development (LID), Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuD...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 600
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
fee EUR 800

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, Diepenbeek

Retail Design

The general set-up is to combine the state-of-the-art knowledge coming from both academics and experienced practitioners with the creativity of students. Three major themes are hig...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 300
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
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 600
Germany, Weimar

Cultural Landscapes & Urban Resilience

Learn man-made and natural factors' influence on the built environment and develop responsive planning schemes for more resilient cities. Urban Resilience relying to the robust...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 600
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 fi...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600
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 600
Germany, Weimar

Mapping Self, Mapping Site

Over the course of two weeks we will conceptualize and launch multi-sited projects in response to environmental, architectural, social, cultural, and historical elements of Weimar,...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Germany, Weimar

Forecast Engineering

From Past Design To Future Decision The design of engineering structures takes place today and in the past on the basis of static calculations. The consideration of uncertaintie...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 600
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
Germany, Weimar

Identity & Sensual Awareness

We will develop „sensual spaces“ with abstract models and a variety of drawings techniques in the first part of the course. Our aim is to utilize those to design in 1:1 in the seco...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Germany, Weimar

Breakup - Envisioning an Alternative Architecture

The places we live in are socially, politically and culturally determined; and so is the way we think about and practice architecture. This does not only pertain to the legal aspec...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Germany, Weimar

A Design Dialogue: Visualising the Future(s)!

This course is about how to see your everyday surroundings and your design process anew. using visualisation tools such as photography, sketching, diagramming, and storyboarding to...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Germany, Weimar

Collage: Made & Ready Made

Experience an important technique employed by the Bauhaus! Experiment with different materials and create your own artwork and art objects! In their works on paper and objects,...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Germany, Weimar

In-Public - Street Photography

A Focus On A Small Space Called Weimar The course »IN PUBLIC - street photography« is dedicated to the subject of street photography. Which iconic artists are there? In sev...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600
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
Denmark, Horsens

Energy Efficient Houses

The building sector accounts for 41% of the final energy consumption in EU (new houses only 1%), 35% of the greenhouse gas emissions in EU, 40% of the raw material consumption for...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Denmark, Horsens

Energy Analysis

Sustainably designed housing has way lower effects on the environment due to low consumption of water, energy and fuel. In order to apply any passive design strategies in the build...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Denmark, Horsens

Drawings Normalization

This course is intended for constructing architecture, civil and mechanical engineering and ICT students (CA). As main matter on engineering or architecture, drawings take a huge...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
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
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...

duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 900
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
Kosovo, Prishtina

Architecture Symbiotics

UBT remains to be an innovative institution of higher education in Kosovo and in region, offers contemporary programs of study based on international quality standards; eminent aca...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1.5 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
France, Châlons en Champagne

Architecture et Champagne

Construct its first building ? These first Summer University Architecture and Champagne, propose to fifty students from different backgrounds , to reflect with traders and winem...

language French
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 490
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
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
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
France, Paris

Paris through its Architecture

Studies major monuments, pivotal points of urban design, and vernacular architecture on site. Presents the general vocabulary of architecture, the history of French architecture an...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Italy, San Gemini

Touching the Stones: Restoration and Analysis of Historic Buildings

This program is an introduction to restoration of historic buildings offering both theoretical and hands-on experience. There are two courses: one deals with the restoration of mas...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 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
Germany, Bernau

The Chair on the Couch

The Chair on the Couch will analyze a basic furniture item that radically changed under the Bauhaus’ influence and the new possibilities of mass production. Clemens Tissi’s course...

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
Ukraine, Kyiv

Smart Cities: Energy and Urban Analytics

Smart cities course focuses on sustainable urban development empowered with analytical methods, ICT tools and emerging technologies. The course will start with brief introduction i...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 320
Poland, Warsaw

Art and Architecture- One Day Parade

WARSAW SUMMER SCHOOL 2015 - ONE DAY PARADE 3-14 August This year the Warsaw Summer School will design, build and perform a parade on the streets of Warsaw. But before the parade...

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- 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...

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

Architectural sketch book

The course is divided into two main sections: drawing on-site, and discussion/presentation classes at the IED. Each day sketch-visits will be led to selections of buildings and...

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