Program Details

Learn from experts in the field of light design, urban design, and participatory design. Work with sustainable materials (creative re-use). Turn theoretical knowledge into practical exercises by designing and producing an urban light installation at the e
Location:
Torino, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Izmo is accepting applications for the 4th edition of the International Summer School in Turin (Italy) that will run from July 23 to August 1, 2014. This year, the program's focus will be on light design in public spaces. The course aims to attract students and professionals. The language of the school is English. At the end of the course, participants will work on the design and production of an urban light installation which will be placed in a pedestrian zone in Turin.

Learn from experts in the field of light design, urban design, and participatory design. Work with sustainable materials (creative re-use). Turn theoretical knowledge into practical exercises by designing and producing an urban light installation at the end of the course. Earn four academic credits from the Politecnico di Torino that are valid at any other University.

Participants students will be awarded 4 credits, issued by the Politecnico di Torino and valid at any other university. Program Fees Include: 10 days of Summer School Welcome kit A bike or a booklet of 15 urban bus tickets One welcome coffee break 8 lunches Lectures and mentoring One summer school dinner in a trattoria Whole material for the installation 4 course credits (75 hours)
Setting Description:
The lectures will be held by experts and professors of Light design, Urban design and Interaction design, in order to develop a broad and multidisciplinary perspective on the subject. In addition, students will have the opportunity to experience methodologies and techniques that will enable them to work creatively with waste materials and to learn participatory design practices. The training will be further enhanced by a meeting with Truly Design as special-guests.
Cost:
1st Deadline: June 26th, 2014 Tuition Payment: 395 € The application for admittance must be submitted by June 26th, 2014 by email. The applications must include a CV. 2nd Deadline: July 17th, 2014 Tuition Payment: 450 € The application for admittance must be submitted by July 17th, 2014 to by email. The applications must include a CV.

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