Urban Design Foundations StudioSemester Course

Program
Architecture & Design
Week-Long Study Tour
Germany-Netherlands or Finland-Sweden
Core Course Week Study Tour
Western Denmark or Berlin (Full-Year Students Only)
Major Discipline(s)
Architecture, Design, Urban Design
Type
Core Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
6

This studio offers you an opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge of the field of urban design, and develop your creative design skills in a studio setting. Design projects are the basis for discussions, presentations, and the development of individual design skills. You work in physical and digital media to construct spatial models and further your graphic and verbal communication skills in conveying abstract spatial concepts. Studios are taught vertically, combining students of different levels. Expectations relate to you as an individual student.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Urban Studies

Faculty

Regitze Hess

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Architect MAA, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Copenhagen (1993). B.Eng. – Civil, McGill University, Montreal (1985). Currently Special Advisor with International Federation for Housing and Planning [IFHP], working with IFHP in various capacities since 2005. A long range of experience advocating for better cities and built environments through the world of philanthropy, non-profits, academia & private practice; as conference organizer; curator; publisher, editor & writer; teacher and critic. Positions of trust include Gehl Institute Board Member. With DIS since 2002.