M.Sc. Architecture and Urban Planning - Architecture for Society of Knowledge

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Program Description

Faculty of Architecture offers the following program conducted in English:

Master of Science in Architecture

2-year graduate program in the area of Architecture, specialization:

Architecture for Society of Knowledge (ASK)

Architecture for Society of Knowledge is a new professional program focused on the digital design and crucial aspects of architecture and urban planning. The duration of the program is 4 semesters. The last semester is dedicated to the preparation of the final thesis and ends with Master of Science in Architecture degree in the field of architecture. Students can explore contemporary design practices as well as media and digital technologies applied in the design and construction of the 21st-century city.

ASK is dedicated to those who wish to extend their practical understanding of contemporary architecture and urban planning. The program covers digital media in design, prototyping with computer-controlled machines, distributed design collaboration, and agendas for sustainable, intelligent building. At the same time, it acquaints students with basics of architecture: cultural heritage, history and theory paradigms, social aspects of space creation, and education through interacting.

ASK aims to equip young practicing architects with the formative experience required in:

  • active participation in the global architectural knowledge society, and critical interpretation of the creative aspects of design and design collaboration.
  • collaborative, and interdisciplinary practice of architecture.
  • architectural research exploring new design technology and theory.

Sample modules/Keywords:

Architecture and Urban Planning, Architecture for Society of Knowledge, Computer Aided Design, Computer-Aided Manufacturing, Computer-Aided Engineering, Robotics, Information Processes in Architecture, Algorithmic Architecture, Digital Tectonics, Architectural Heritage Preservation, Design Studio Teamwork, Virtual Design Studio, Rapid Prototyping, Knowledge Management, Critical Theory of Architecture, Participation in Planning, Generative Architecture, Virtual Reality, Space Composition Formalisation, Interactive Design, Building Information Modeling, Digital Fabrication.

Last updated Apr 2019

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