Kingston Upon Thames, London, United Kingdom

Net Zero Carbon: Architecture & Landscape for Climate Emergency

when 7 July 2023 - 24 July 2023
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee GBP 1500

Net Zero Carbon: Architecture & Landscape for Climate Emergency Summer School will deliver a new and dynamic programme including an exciting range of lectures delivered by key academics, researchers and practitioners. Talks will be complimented by site visits, feeding directly into students’ own comprehensive design projects.

Course leader

Dr. Heba Elsharkawy
Associate Professor in Architecture
Head of Department of Architecture and Landscape
Kingston School of Art

Target group

Current students studying architecture, architectural technology, architecture and environmental design, or relevant courses in the built environment

Course aim

On completion of this course students will be able to:
• Understand the different energy flow mechanisms that take place within buildings and how they affect a building’s design and operation.
• Critically reflect on the range of net zero carbon design strategies and consideration of the influences of climate, form, orientation and building materials.
• Articulate design and research proposals that indicate effective environmental design strategies enabling the achievement of net zero carbon buildings.
• Develop, refine and test your design and research at all stages to demonstrate experimentation that’s informed by critical feedback and discussion.
• Prepare a project presentation that is edited and organised so that it can be evaluated in terms of range, depth, creativity and originality as well as standards of accuracy and skills of execution

Fee info

GBP 1500: The total fee for the Net Zero Carbon Architecture and Landscape for Climate Emergency Summer School is 1,500GBP per delegate.
Included in the course fee is:
World-class teaching and expertise from practicing
architects, designers, and lecturers
Accommodation at Seething Wells Halls of Residence
Lunch vouchers for the taught days
Materials for workshops and course project
All travel for course trips
Attraction tickets for cultural trips
Farewell lunch/dinner
End of course prizes