Lisbon, Portugal

Sustainable building technologies

blended course
when 6 September 2021 - 24 September 2021
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 340

The course will be divided in two parts, ONLINE and ONSITE.

The five-day ONLINE week (September 6 - September 10) will be a in-depth research, lectures and experts on bio based materials, participatory design, earth 3d printing, bioplastics, bioclimatics, vernacular architecture, automation, handmade crafts.

The five-day ONSITE will take place in Fayoum, Egypt, close to the natural park.
Where together, we will build a 4×4 metre for a mother care in a village called Musa Mizar, with reeds and earth, CEB's and rammed earth.

Course leader

Paulo Carneiro, Alina Jerónimo (CAS Studio Architecture),
Paulina Faria (NOVA of Lisbon University),
Carlos Chastre (NOVA of Lisbon University),
Manal El-Shahat (ASU Cairo),

Target group

MSc. and PhD. Architecture , Civil and Environmental Engineering students.
Young professionals (architects, engineers and designers).

Course aim

The course will give theoretical and practical experience about sustainable design, vernacular architecture and new bio based materials such as earth and fibers, with lectures and hands on experience.

Credits info

3 EC
3 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)

Fee info

EUR 340: ONLINE week fee
EUR 680: ONLINE+ONSITE weeks fee


2 scholarships available