CITY LAB VENICE -
SPACE - PEOPLE - POSSIBILITIES
During the course you will critically and playfully explore Venice, one of the most fascinating cities in the world.
For one week the city becomes your laboratory and your playground, addressing mass tourism, heritage and lack of public space. You will complete a project of your interest researching a particular dimension of Venice and critically investigating its social, cultural and architectural urban processes.

The program offers plenty of engaging, interactive experiences. Participants work together on a diverse set of experiments, attend lectures, discussions and tours with local and international experts. At the end of the course your research results are compiled in a beautiful publication.

In collaboration with Poligonal, Berlin. www.poligonal.de

Poligonal - Office for Urban Communication researches on and communicates through urban everyday life, current developments in city planning, and urbanism. The office organizes workshops, city walks, and seminars in which they critically investigate political, social, cultural and architectural urban processes.
AVAILABILITY: PLACES STILL AVAILABLE

DATES: July 13 - 17, 2020

DURATION: 5 days /36 hours

TUITION FEE: 950 EURO

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 6, 2020

LANGUAGE:
English

LOCATION: Palazzo Michiel, Strada Nova, 4391, 30121 Campo Santi Apostoli

CALL OR WHATSAPP US:
+39 320 245 06 31

EMAIL US:
study@europeanculturalacademy.eu
For one week the city becomes your laboratory and your playground, addressing mass tourism, heritage and lack of public space. You will complete a project of your interest researching a particular dimension of Venice and critically investigating its social, cultural and architectural urban processes.

The program offers plenty of engaging, interactive experiences. Participants work together on a diverse set of experiments, attend lectures, discussions and tours with local and international experts. At the end of the course your research results are compiled in a beautiful publication.

In collaboration with Poligonal, Berlin. www.poligonal.de

Poligonal - Office for Urban Communication researches on and communicates through urban everyday life, current developments in city planning, and urbanism. The office organizes workshops, city walks, and seminars in which they critically investigate political, social, cultural and architectural urban processes.
AVAILABILITY: PLACES STILL AVAILABLE

DATES: July 13 - 17, 2020

DURATION: 5 days

TUITION FEE: 950 EURO

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 6, 2020

LANGUAGE:
English

SCHEDULE: Download schedule here

LOCATION: Palazzo Michiel, Strada Nova, 4391, 30121 Campo Santi Apostoli

CALL OR WHATSAPP US:
+39 320 245 06 31

EMAIL US:
study@europeanculturalacademy.eu
PROGRAMME INCLUDES
- Welcome breakfast in historic Venetian palace with Italian coffee and prosecco
- Lecture Venice - Between Touristification and Everyday Life
- City tour on Giudecca Island, Social Housing and Common life in Venice
- Individual field work in the city and hands-on interventions
-Scenic boat tour around Venice
WHY JOIN
INSPIRATION
You come to Venice to get inspired and learn from the great architects of the Past and the Present. We will guide you through the iconic and not-so-famous Venetian locations. The classes take place in a historic Venetian palazzo, throughout the course you will be exposed to amazing architecture, art and design.
RESEARCH PROJECT WITH TANGIBLE RESULT
Understand the complex urban challenges that Venice as a city is facing. Mass tourism, heritage and the lack of public spaces are addressed. Explore the exciting case study of Venice and receive a meaningful addition to your portfolio.
The outcome of the course will be a magazine created by the participants, reflecting on the role of public space in Venice.
WHO CAN JOIN?
The course unites people of the most diverse backgrounds and interests: architecture & urban planning professionals, students, designers, social scientists, artists, art and architecture lovers.
No prior experience required. Small group size guarantees friendly atmosphere and personal attention to each participant. You will have a chance to interact closely with the faculty.
MEET YOUR LECTURERS
You will meet international experts from all over the world. Here are some of the lecturers:
Stefano Tornieri
Architect, one of the founders of Babau Bureau, an architecture office. The approach of the office is based on the research of site-specific architecture. Stefano holds a PhD in architectural composition from IUAV of Venice.
Cristina Gregorin
Venice Cultural Heritage Expert. She has worked for UNESCO, and written a book on Venice Master Artisans, along with a number of articles for other books and magazines.
Dr Christian Haid
As Urbanist, Architect and Researcher. Christian is Senior Researcher at the Habitat Unit and lecturer at the Urban Management Masters Programme of the Technical University Berlin.
As architect, urbanist and curator Lukas has gained hands-on experience and has worked as a university lecturer for many years. Lukas is also a trainer for team building techniques and mediation processes.
MEET YOUR LECTURERS
You will meet international experts from all over the world. Here are some of the lecturers:
Stefano Tornieri
Architect, one of the founders of Babau Bureau, an architecture office. The approach of the office is based on the research of site-specific architecture. Stefano holds a PhD in architectural composition from IUAV of Venice.
Cristina Gregorin
Venice Cultural Heritage Expert. She has worked for UNESCO, and written a book on Venice Master Artisans, along with a number of articles for other books and magazines.
Dr Christian Haid
As Urbanist, Architect and Researcher. Christian is Senior Researcher at the Habitat Unit and lecturer at the Urban Management Masters Programme of the Technical University Berlin.
Lukas Staudinger
As architect, urbanist and curator Lukas has gained hands-on experience and has worked as a university lecturer for many years. Lukas is also a trainer for team building techniques and mediation processes.
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