Summer Schools


Sustainable Architecture and Landscape Design


This dynamic programme has been developed to give participants first-hand experience of architectural specialisms while working with leading practitioners.Students will be given an exiting design brief and incorporate various techniques throughout the two weeks to fulfil the brief.

The Summer School is aimed at those who have an interest in architecture and design, wishing to explore specialist areas. We welcome groups of participants from a range of backgrounds including international undergraduate or postgraduate students, prospective postgraduate applicants, students from other universities and those currently in employment thinking about further study. Applicants do not have to be studying Architecture but will need to demonstrate a keen interest in the subject.

This opportunity will see you become part of a creative community that comprises of well-respected researchers, highly skilled architects, engineers and design professionals. The Summer School programme will be delivered by Kent’s leading academics and professionals from the School of Architecture; comprising of presentations, design workshops, lectures and site visits.

Specialisms Covered

  • Landscape
  • History and Culture
  • Structure
  • Conservation
  • Sustainability
  • Architectural Photography
  • 3D Modelling
  • Drawing and Model Making
  • Drawing through the city

The Architecture Summer School is part of the University of Kent Summer School programme. It will allow you to make lasting connections with students from around the world, studying a range of subjects but sharing your own enthusiasm. International study will enable you to gain a deeper understanding of another culture, make lifelong friends from a wide variety of backgrounds and benefit from globally-renowned academic excellence.

For additional reasons to join us, visit our Canterbury Summer Schools overview.

Dates: Sunday 17 June - Sunday 01 July 2018

Providing School: Kent School of Architecture

Campus: Canterbury

Credit Transfer Option:  Equivalent to 10 Credits (ECTS 5) for transfer purposes.

Price: £1500 for two weeks. Includes tuition, accommodation, teaching materials, welcome meal, organised trips and full library access



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