International Summer School
Our International Summer School brings together international undergraduates and recent graduates from schools of Architecture and other built environment disciplines.
The Low Carbon Architecture Summer School is aimed at students who are keen to develop a UK experience in low carbon design. It will equip you with a broad understanding of the low carbon theme in relation to social, environmental and economic perspectives. You will have the opportunity to learn from industry and academic experts in the field and practice a range of design skills.
The Summer School offers short ‘Design Challenges’ related to our MSc programmes.
These are designed to be fun, interactive and informative, leaving you better informed about how we will go about designing our future built environment. You'll work in a small group environment and solve problems using an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to address one proposed design challenge.
The choice of challenges this year covers:
- parametric design
- redesign of existing buildings
- towards zero carbon skyscrapers
- building openings and energy efficiency
- retro-fitting historic buildings
- design and landscape for zero carbon detached houses
Design challenges will run subject to confirmation.
Previous Summer Schools have included talks from enthusiastic leading practitioners from renowned UK architectural firms, such as Foster and Partners, MAKE Architects, SOM, ARUP, Scott Brownrigg as well as Roger Stirk, Harbour and Partners.
Students are also given the opportunity to attend field visits to remarkable low carbon and sustainable venues such as the St Fagans National Museum of History, the BRE Innovation Park in Watford and Solcer House.
How to apply
Our next programme will run from Saturday 20 July - Saturday 3 August 2019.