The 4th International summer school - Advanced Urban Planning & Architectural Design
The 4th International summer school - Advanced Urban Planning & Architectural Design

  • 01, Jul / 13, Jul 2020
  • Rome, Italy
About the AUD Summer School

This program is an advancement in the field of urban design and allows students to further specialize their education in an area that interests them.

Students who have undergone varied studies that include landscape design, engineering, architecture and planning are given an opportunity to explore and experiment with architectural and urban design.

  • Aimed to build a new and qualified generation of urban designers, the summer school offers: Methods of critical, conceptual and design thinking
  • A group of tutors from leading universities/firms and different parts of the globe
  • The needed experience, preparing students to work in international architectural and design offices and development companies etc.
  •  Project modules with innovative briefs developed in collaboration with leading experts in the field
  • Exposure to a different environment, culture and tradition
  • The chance to work on a real-life case study on “Vela di Calatrava
  •  Sports City Complex” in Rome to develop techniques in creative fieldwork.
  •  Analyze and interpret a selected range of contemporary urban design practices and issues in contemporary dialogue.
  • Identify and critique the multidisciplinary frameworks and techniques employed in urban design practice

    Who should attend? This course is ideal for students with a background in architecture or urban design. A high level of drawing skills will provide an excellent platform for benefiting most from the course.

Following the success of first, second and third international summer school on "Advanced Urban Planning & Architectural Design” the 4th edition of this summer school will be held from the 1st to the 13th of July 2020 in partnership with The University of Rome Tor Vergata.


Course Fees:

These fees include: attendance fees + Campus accommodation

For groups (more than 10 students)

1150 Euro

Regular payment until April 15, 2020

1200 Euro

Late payment until May 15, 2020

1300 Euro

Hocine Bougdah

Research and Education Consultant, IERS-UK / Visiting Lecturer, University of Westminster, London, UK.

Alessandra Battisti

Associate Professor in Environmental Design, Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy.  


Luca Lanini

Associate Professor, Department of Energy, Systems, Land and Construction Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy.