Imagine working with experts to reinvent a historic landmark into an engine for urban industrial growth. With CIEE, you’ll study with the latest practitioners to gain an understanding of how architecture and design can drive even the largest metropolis toward sustainability and self-sufficiency. Pursue hands-on design work using the latest technology to help create the “cities of tomorrow.” And explore a wide range of architectural styles, from Brooklyn’s saltbox style to the modern One World Trade Center. Study in New York City on this unique four-week study away program and you’ll: - Learn in cutting-edge studio space at the CIEE Study Center in the heart of New York City - Work with New York City’s leaders in the architecture and design community, including Terreform ONE and New Lab, at the Brooklyn Navy Yard - Inquire, debate, collaborate, experiment, and rethink the potential of today’s architects and designers - Enjoy excursions led by leading architects and artists to sites including the Center for Architecture, the Museum of Modern Art, and the redesigned Lincoln Center
Imagine working with leading architecture and design experts and innovators to complete a real-world design project. Study with the latest thinkers and practitioners to gain an understanding of architecture and design within an emerging global context. Pursue hands-on design work in a state-of-the-art studio using the latest technology to address an aspect of the current global environmental crisis. And observe 2,000 years of architectural history up close at historical and current architectural sites throughout Spain – all with CIEE. Study abroad in Barcelona and you’ll: - Take part in the Future Cities Design Studio, which features an interdisciplinary perspective - Conceive and execute design projects in studio space located at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) in the 22 area of Barcelona - Use the FabLab facilities at the IAAC, a cutting-edge education and research academic institution dedicated to the development of architecture that meets the challenges of the 21st century - Take field trips to San Sebastián and Bilbao to see recently completed buildings by international architects, or explore sites like the Moorish palace of the Alhambra in Granada or the Jürgen Meyer’s Metropol Parasol, a contemporary addition to the city of Seville to see the translation of designs from the page to real life - Explore sites like the Moorish palace of the Alhambra in Granada and the Jürgen Meyer’s Metropol Parasol, a contemporary addition to the city of Seville, to see the translation of designs from the page to real life - Visit leading architectural firms in Barcelona
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Immerse yourself in the richness and complexity of West African politics in two of the region’s most politically active countries. First, see how activism and governance are defined and demonstrated in Ghana, the first African country to achieve independence. Then, gain a deeper understanding of the components of a stable democracy – from history to influences of religion and politics – in Senegal. Along the way, you’ll compare and contrast the successes and challenges of both political landscapes.