Russia, Moscow

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT in Moscow of the 20th and 21st century

when 19 August 2018 - 1 September 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 500

This course gives a wide overview of the architectural solution of the residential development in Moscow of the 20th and 21st centuries. Following an introduction to the history of architecture and the urban development in Moscow during the century of experiments will be surveyed with special reference to the works of Russian Avant-garde.

Course leader

Maia M. Gybina, PhD with Honours in History and Theory of Modern Architecture, associated professor of the Department of Architecture in Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (National Research University).
Author of the book «City-planning Conce

Target group

The course addresses students of any subject, especially History of Art, Architecture and related subjects, such as History, Design or Fine Arts. An elementary knowledge of architecture and architectural history is welcome but not necessary.

Course aim

The course aims to offer a deeper understanding of the social politics and residential development in Moscow.

Fee info

EUR 500: The main course fee includes:
• tuition,
• teaching materials,
• accommodation in MGSU dormitories,
• daily lunch at the University canteen,
• 2 field trips,
• internet access to MGSU and dormitories,
• free access to MGSU library,
• cultural program.