Scandinavian furniture design has a deep history of considering people, culture, and society. The course will explore these relationships and develop your individual design capabilities through studio assignments, lectures, field studies, and workshop activities.
This program is right for you if you are from a professional school or department of architecture or design and wish to fully engage in the studio discourse and workshop activity, and invest time outside of studio hours developing projects. Prior experience with stationary power tools and hand tools is required.
In Scandinavia, the built environment is for people. Engage in explorations of Danish and Scandinavian design philosophies, combining strong traditions with the contemporary energy of new wave architects and designers.
Whether you are from a professional school of architecture or design, or have a liberal arts background and seek to build your foundations in architecture and design, two tracks of each core course theme ensure there is a fitting level for you. You should be ready to fully engage in the studio discourse, prepare for individual desk critique, and invest time outside of studio hours developing projects.
Explore climate change theory and other environmental issues through the lens of climate history in the Arctic, and examine the evidence on your study tour to Iceland, Greenland, or Norway.
This program is right for you if you study biology, chemistry, earth sciences, environmental science, or geology. You should be interested in the hard science behind climate change and combining fieldwork with research in class.