Urban Design StudioSemester Course

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, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design
Core Course
Fall/Spring semester

Using Copenhagen as a laboratory, you solve realistic problems using analytical and design methods specifically devised for urban design and landscape issues. Some sections in studio focus on issues of human scale, temporary use, and sustainable design. Studio groups combine students of different levels and background. This course is taught vertically, and expectations relate to you as an individual student.

Related Discipline(s)

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


Rasmus Frisk

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Architect MAA/Urban Design Master (Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen 2003). Extensive national/international experience with large-scale masterplans, building design and public space projects. Worked in leading positions at many firms including White Architects and Gehl Architects. Today, Partner at arki_lab, consulting on global urban design projects. With DIS since 2011.

Architecture and Design, Rasmus Frisk

Heitor Garcia Lantarón

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Architect, Ph.D. (Architecture School of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, ETSAM). Worked at Herzog & de Meuron and Nieto y Sobejano architects, and founder of navarrolantaron arquitectos. Teacher at ETSAM (2009-2011) and Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (2011-2012). Since September 2013 guest researcher at SBi (Danish Building Research Institute) in Copenhagen, developing thesis about Danish examples of Housing for the Elderly. Academic and professional interests focused on the housing challenges, related to the ageing process, by addressing them as a great opportunity for enhancing the domestic space quality for any age and (dis)ability. With DIS since 2017.