Lille, France

Additive Manufacturing of Complex Shapes for Construction (3D Build 2019)

when 1 July 2019 - 26 July 2019
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 EC


Co-organised by the National School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture of Lille (ENSAPL, a prominent institution combining traditions and technologies to train both architects and landscape architects of the future), the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the Institut Mines-Télécom Lille Douai (IMTLD, the largest multi-disciplinary engineering school in Northern France) and the Lille Northern France Higher Education & Research Institutions Association (ComUE LNF), the France Excellence Summer School 3D BUILD 2019 is a strong, innovative 130-hour training programme in line with top-tier research centres in architecture and civil engineering, that focuses on a technological revolution: the additive manufacturing for construction.

Midway between Paris, London and Brussels, at the heart of a high-performance academic and economic hub that makes innovation a priority, 3D BUILD 2019 will provide, on forward-looking and lively campuses, high-standard English-taught classes, scientific and industrial immersion in the field, as well as an introduction to research through a supervised project (the design and printing out of prototypes, the best of which will be displayed at the international event “Lille Metropole 2020, World Design Capital”).

Broadening your international experience under enjoyable and comfortable conditions with fellow students from pre-PhD France Excellence Summer Schools, 3D BUILD 2019 will offer lively social and festive events, full welcome services (incl. accommodation and catering), consistent French language and culture classes, as well as visits of remarkable historical and natural sites in Northern France and Belgium, opening access to a European region always on the move.

Target group

Master level students
with excellent academic results & in-depth knowledge in architecture or civil engineering
and advanced English.

Fee info

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