Let me show you how less can be more - Modern Architecture

General description

Are your nights filled rather with AutoCAD than sleep?

Are your fingers almost always glued together from making models?

Do you know the agonal feeling of waiting for renders?

Nothing can scare you more than a fatal error?

We hear your 'YES'! Seems like you are an architecture lover! We have something just for you!

Come to Poland for our MODERN ARCHITECTURE COURSE. Learn about Modernism, contemporary architecture. Get to know new programmes and discover the secrets of 3D printing. Are you ready to have exciting lectures and workshops? Is sightseeing modern buildings and visiting design studios all that you've been waiting for?

Do not fear mate! This is not about dull lectures...
Welcome to Poland - country where vodka is flowing from the tap and the main meal is sausage with sauerkraut ;)
Welcome to Wroclaw - city of more than one hundred bridges, where you can find a small 'dwarf' on each corner.
It's going to be an adventure of your life!

So... start designing your motivation letter. This is your chance to meet people from all over the continent. We are waiting for YOU!

Academic information

Fields of activity:
Architectural Engineering , Architecture
Content and topics:
During the course we will learn about modernism and modern contemporary architecture. Through different types of classes (lectures, workshops, excursions, company/studio design visits, meetings with architects) we will learn about history and philosophy of modernism, discuss its influence on contemporary architecture, discover architecture of Wroclaw. We will find out about modern architecture software and learn the secrets of 3D printing. The gained knowledge will be used during the whole course in group activities for project designing.
Learning goals and objectives:
The aim of the course is to teach the participants the history and philosophy of modernism, explain to them how modernism and contemporary architecture are linked. The other purpose is to let students from all over the Europe learn about polish architecture. The main goal of the course for the participants will be to try to redefine modern spaces in a contemporary way throughout the design process.
Examination type:
project or practical work presentation
ECTS credits issued:

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation Letter, answers to the questions, previous experiences in the subject, balanced gender and nationality ratio

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Student dormitory/hostel
Three meals per day (one hot meal is included)
Public transportation, organizer's cars