Vilnius, Lithuania


when 1 September 2016 - 14 September 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 650

An international design-build summer school to improve the quality of outdoor spaces of public schools in Vilnius, Lithuania. Task: Create & build a new playground, together with the children of the school in a participatory process.

Course leader

Faculty of Architecture of the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Lithuania) + baladilab (Germany).

Target group

Lithuanian and German architecture/urban design/landscape design students.

Course aim

The summer school aims at creating motivating and inspiring playgrounds in public primary schoolyards in Vilnius. You will work together with children, teachers and parents to improve the quality of the schools’ outdoor spaces. Playing elements will be designed and implemented together, directly in the courtyard of the school. Besides developing your soft skills by working in a cross-cultural group, you will gain experience in participatory planning processes and finally you will have the chance to realize your own design in 1:1.

Credits info

The formalization for credits is under revision. More information will follow as soon as possible.

Fee info

EUR 650: The fees can be fully covered by a DAAD grant. Check the homepage


Please apply until the 20th of June with a short cv a motivation letter and 2 projects (preferably related to the topics of the Summer School) in one pdf to Indrė Ruseckaitė . At the same time apply to the DAAD to get a scholarsh