Constructivism. Untimely message of architecture

General description

Sometimes things like this happen. You discover the real value of the idea only after ages. At first you even can not imagine this to become the inspiration for next generations.

In architecture constructivism is one of this kind of things. Hi-tech, post constructivism, functionalism...the roots of these styles are in constructivism.

Short introduction to history:

constructivism is a branch of Russian architecture of 20s, XX century. Everything was changing that time. Enthusiastic architects were building cities, creating new shapes and exploring innovative constructions. Ekaterinburg started its outstanding industrial development at the same period and now it’s known to be the world capital of constructivism.

This winter course is devoted to rediscovering this unique style on its Motherland. In addition you will have great opportunity to experience famous Russian hospitality, to feel how to jump in snowhills after hot banya and to taste traditional pancakes with caviar!

So, friends, what are you waiting for???? Apply!!!!!

Academic information

Content and topics:
•conference •introduction to constructivism •steel constructions, calculation of their shape and weight •ferroconcrete constructions, calculation of their shape and weight •Project workshop (team practice)
Learning goals and objectives:
to involve participants into living constructivism architecture environment
Examination type:
project presentation

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation letter, people interested in the field and that are willing to discover Russia and our culture.

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Student´s dormitory
Student´s canteen
Private bus, public transport