ISAD - Istituto Superiore di Architettura e Design

Introduction

ISAD has the purpose to offer a high quality vocational education in the field of Architecture and Design.After more than 30 years of experience, the Institute is involved in a constant evolution and changing process which allows it to bring up to date whether the address of the didactics or the teachers who are presently young professionals actively engaged either in the freelance profession or into the critical or editorial field.A changing which in any case has not injured the original spirit of the Institute which goes on to be founded on the work groups, on the presence of the teachers, on the students' social life, on the interchangeable of the experiences and of the teachers as well.The spirit of community, where a good competition does not exclude the collaboration and the mutual exchange.

ISAD is now located in a renovated space of 1.200 square meters in an ex-industrial area of Milan that is actually turning into an interesting design and fashion district.

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Master Garden Design - Master of First Level

Campus Full time 1500 hours January 2017 Italy Milan

The First Level master, accredited by E.A.B.H.E.S. aims to deepen the main aspects that the professional will face during his work experience. At the end of the course, the student will earn 60 ECTS credits. [+]

Master Garden Design

The First Level master, accredited by E.A.B.H.E.S. aims to deepen the main aspects that the professional will face during his work experience.

At the end of the course, the student will earn 60 ECTS credits. Particularly the master intends to give:

a multidisciplinary approach to the project's theme, in connection with the ability of looking at the Environment through different points of view; the rules of architectural composition and its different project stages; a deep knowledge of the botanic world related from time to time to the specificity of the project: Species Recognition, Choose methods of the essences; the ability to control the levels of sustainability of the project (environmental, social and economic); the Garden and Landscape History Theory in order to understand and use the references for a "contemporary project"; the principal techniques of project presentation and communication of it to the clients; the knowledge of the technical aspects of the projects (irrigators, outdoor lighting, design, street furniture) and normative (architectural features, light pollution, roof garden,...); the skill to study “in loco” the practice of the project. Through "Garden safari" the student will survey built landscapes, nurseries, and visit historical gardens of Milan and Lombardy. ... [-]

Master Interior Design - Master of First Level

Campus Full time 1500 hours November 2016 Italy Milan

The First Level Master, accredited by E.A.B.H.E.S., is open to graduate students in Architecture, Design and Engineering who intend to deepen their own qualification up to the level of details and in interior architecture. At the end of the course the student earn 60 ECTS credits. [+]

Master Interior Design

The First Level Master, accredited by E.A.B.H.E.S., is open to graduate students in Architecture, Design and Engineering who intend to deepen their own qualification up to the level of details and in interior architecture.

At the end of the course the student earn 60 ECTS credits.

The course relates particularly to the Italian experience and more specifically to the Milan experience and reality. Six workshops deal with specific themes of interior architecture. Each project is organized with the collaboration of a client (agency, public administration, private client) who simulates a real professional condition with the presentation of a precise project program and a final verification of the workshop results. Besides delivering the widening program, the specialized teaching contributes directly in the activity of the workshops developing parts of the project to which it particularly refers.... [-]


Master New Tech-Style - Master of First Level

Campus Full time 1 year March 2017 Italy Milan

The POLI.DESIGN Consorzio of the Politecnico di Milano and ISAD, Istituto Superiore di Architettura e Design together with the Confindustria associations of Bergamo, Como and Lecco and their member companies are organising the first first-level Master's Degree in New Tech Style Design, textile experiences, to enhance, develop and promote Italian textile products through research, innovation and collaboration. [+]

Master New Tech-Style

The POLI.DESIGN Consorzio of the Politecnico di Milano and ISAD, Istituto Superiore di Architettura e Design together with the Confindustria associations of Bergamo, Como and Lecco and their member companies are organising the first first-level Master's Degree in New Tech Style Design, textile experiences, to enhance, develop and promote Italian textile products through research, innovation and collaboration.

The purpose of the Master's Degree is to increase knowledge of textiles, not only in terms of possible applications in the sectors of fashion and design, and, at the same time, to prepare and develop a system of expertise aimed at innovating textiles for both the clothing and furnishings and home markets: industrial design skills aimed at product innovation, not only in aesthetic-formal terms, but also in the performance of materials, comfort and ergonomics, and process innovation aimed at simplifying, optimising and increasing the quality of processes.   The master is in Italian language.... [-]


Master Yacht Design

Campus Full time 1 year January 2017 Italy Milan

The master is intended for graduates and graduating in Architecture, Engineering, Design and holders of a diploma in Design Schools. Moreover, it is appropriate a good knowledge of CAD programs. [+]

Master Yacht Design

The master aims to supply technical and normative information needed to learn how to  project a boat with extreme freedom and confidence. The study of hull waterlines, of structures and piping plants and onboard systems will permit to plan since from the beginning their appropriate positioning, giving the chance to acquire a fundamental professionalism to express oneself freely in design and style.

The master is intended for graduates and graduating in Architecture, Engineering, Design and holders of a diploma in Design Schools. Moreover, it is appropriate a good knowledge of CAD programs.

At the end of the course, all students will make an internship in Studios or shipyards, completly provided by ISAD.   The master is in Italian language.... [-]