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Vernacular Architecture at YACademy

The Vernacular Architecture course at YACademy offers students insight from experts as well as an opportunity to use the skills they gained in a firm collaboration.

School: YACademy
Course: Vernacular Architecture
Location: Bologna, Italy and online
Course dates: September 2024 to November 2024
Application deadline: 5 July 2024

YACademy's Vernacular Architecture course collects the most relevant international experience in the field.

The course, conducted in collaboration with EQI and the Italian Embassy in Cairo, offers three scholarships with full coverage of the enrolment cost for the most deserving students. It is also possible to participate in the courses remotely.

With a frequency of three days per week for a duration of two months, Vernacular Architecture hosts several frontal teaching modules and numerous interventions by well-known professionals working at world-renowned companies, including Elemental, Anna Heringer Architecture, Nina Maritz Architects, Anupama Kundoo Architects, Manuel Herz.

The course's workshop, tutored by Alejandro Aravena, will focus on one of the most iconic Berber cities in the world, Siwa, an Egyptian oasis of ancient charm.

In addition, YACademy offers its students the opportunity to participate in the process of producing their own ideas, gaining practical experience on construction sites and the authorship of projects capable of defining a turning point in their professional career.

To conclude the course, each student will carry out a period of collaboration with one of YACademy's partner firms.

Such collaboration will have a minimum duration of two months and guaranteed remuneration consistently with regulatory requirements.

Some of the best known professionals with expertise in relation to the course include Kengo Kuma & Associates, TAMassociati, MCArchitecs, Studio 2111, SANAA, Anupama Kundoo, DEUX & DEMI and Ibuku.

Find out more about the course and apply ›

Images courtesy of YAC.

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