Italy, Rome

Rome Architectural Sketchbook - IED Rome

when 30 June 2020 - 17 July 2020
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 2600

Architectural Sketching is a multidisciplinary course that explores the various components of architecture in Rome. Students will focus on sites, design and visual sketching .Participants with different profiles and artistic skills will work in situ in different locations reflecting different periods of art, architecture and history of Rome. The course combines the observation of the historic and contemporary context of the locations, with the development of the creative process and refining of sketching techniques and personal style.

Students are encouraged to view their sketchbook as a visual journal that reflects their personal experience.

At the end of the program, students will present their portfolio as well as their impressions and reflections on their work and personal growth.

Traditional sketching methodologies and techniques such as visual sketching and illustration layout as well as photo research, and interior design will be deepened during the program and complimented by visits to historical Roman sites and architectural spaces.

Course leader

IED Rome

Target group

The course is aimed at people who are interested in the world of art and design and have no prior
knowledge or experience in the discipline. Skills such as drawing or sketching can be useful even if not mandatory. Applicants need to show strong motivation and the ability to work in groups.

Course aim

Methodology and structure - The course is articulated in 2 modules: during the first part, Architectural Sketching, students, under the guidance of skilled teachers, will explore the city, drawing, photographing, interpreting everything that is proposed and presented to them; during the second part, Representation Techniques, students are required to choose between the following three specializations: Fine Arts, Model Making, and Video Production and Photography.The course continues with an in-depth study of the chosen subject, under the guidance of specialized professors.

Students have the possibility to complete the personal sketchbooks for the final project using different representation techniques such as video, photography or modeling. At the end of the course, each student will present his final work.

Fee info

EUR 2600: Enrollment Fee: 600 €
Tuition Fee: 2000 €


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