Architecture & Design

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.

Program Highlights

  • Explore and apply Danish and Scandinavian design philosophies and practices, and expand your knowledge of design processes, giving you a competitive edge in a globalized world
  • Field studies, office visits, and introductions by studio faculty to classic and contemporary design serve as a fundamental basis for your own design development in studio
  • Challenging assignments addressing real sites in and around Copenhagen enhance your design skills and methods

Student Profile

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 prepare for individual desk critique and invest time outside of studio hours developing projects.

My faculty were so passionate about sharing their knowledge. We even got a glimpse into their professional lives since several of them run their own architecture firms.”

– Isa, Hobert and William Smith Colleges

Core Courses