United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Architecture & Urban Design Studio 2

when 3 July 2017 - 4 August 2017
duration 5 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee GBP 2875

This course is for students who have an undergraduate degree in Architecture who are moving into their postgraduate education. This course can constitute a 20-credit optional module to be carried forward onto the MSc. This intensive 5 week studio based design course will use the city of Edinburgh as the backdrop to experiment and explore contemporary architectural and urban design. The course combines design work, exploratory fieldwork and interpretative theoretical research which will be delivered through seminars, lectures and creative production.

Course leader

Dr Dorian Wiszniewski

Target group

Postgraduate students.

Course aim

Students will:

Develop an in-depth knowledge of the methodological and theoretical work of Patrick Geddes alongside other urban paradigms.
A critical understanding of current debates and historical work related to the theory and design or buildings and cities.
Acquire design, research and practice skills.
Develop an interdisciplinary approach to the study and practice of architecture and urban design.

Credits info

20 credits or 10 ECTS or 4 US

Fee info

GBP 2875: Accommodation is not included in the course fee.
GBP 0: Various accommodation packages available. Prices range from £114-489 per week. Please check the University of Edinburgh Summer School website for further details.
Information can be found under 'Fees'.


Scholarships will be made available on the summer school website when announced