Introduction to Architecture Online: Foundation Studies and Portfolio Development at The Cooper Union
The Introduction to Architecture Online course at The Cooper Union prepares students for professional architecture programmes by developing projects made by digital techniques that can be added to their portfolios.
School: The Irwin S Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union
Course: Introduction to Architecture Online: Foundation Studies and Portfolio Development
Course dates: 5 July to 8 August 2023 for the high school course, 5 July to 2 August 2023 for the college course
Application deadline: 1 June 2023
This full-time, intensive course is modelled on the curriculum of The Cooper Union's five-year Bachelor of Architecture professional degree program, which has been distinguished for over thirty years.
There are two program divisions, one for high school students and one for college students.
Both programs guide students to prepare a portfolio to apply for professional degree programs in architecture.
Introduction to Architecture Online: Foundation Studies and Portfolio Development for High School Students is a five-week course for students in grades 10 and above who want to explore design fundamentals and thinking at the architectural scale.
Introduction to Architecture Online: Foundation Studies and Portfolio Develeopment for College Students is a four-week course that prepares students to apply for an undergraduate or graduate professional degree program in architecture.
Participants are mentored through digital studio projects led by The Cooper Union faculty, graduates of professional degree programs in architecture with experience in both teaching and practice, and a team of student teachers.
The course provides a comprehensive overview of the culture, practice, and history of architecture.
It engages students in digital technique workshops and the iterative processes of analysis and design that are foundational to a critical approach in the study and making of architecture.
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Top image: student project titled Sectioned by Asialy Bracey Gardella.
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