In the Master of Arts in Architecture, students work on complex architectural issues with a focus on the chosen specialization Structure, Energy, Material or Implementation.
The Master's programs of the Institute of Architecture and the Design Lab at the Kyoto Institute of Technology are leading a five-year joint design studio on the culture of water. The video shows two workshops during which students from both schools work together on the design.
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As part of an interdisciplinary and international competition, students built a solar house that deals with the issue of energy-saving housing of the future.
With the 15-meter lighthouse as the focal point of the «Halbinsel» cultural project in Horw, students from the Lucerne School of Engineering and Architecture have created a striking architectural landmark and a reference point for the project. The video shows how this unique structure was built.
The City of Milan intends to implement the project Grande Brera on the area of a former military facility. The Accademia di Brera has long been unable to fulfil its spatial requirements at its historical location in the Brera neighborhood. The art college’s various rented facilities ae distributed throughout the city and should be pooled and reorganized at a single new location. it is also planned to convert the Magenta and Carroccio barracks for this purpose.
In Samedan/GR, a new boarding school should be designed. The students sounded out the possibilities of several known building types – housing, schools, public buildings – in the context of a cool, Alpine climate.
The students had to intervene in the settlement of Gspon in the Canton of Wallis regarding to develop a model of living that transfers the ideals of living together in a collective living situation to the preservation of our remote settlement areas. The challenge was to find a contemporary, non-nostalgic, architectural equivalent.