During a nine day summerschool, students will explore the design challenge for a number of green climate axes in Ghent. This exploration will cover different scales (axis, neighborhood, cross section) and will deal in a multidisciplinary way with urbanistic, green management, landscape and biological issues.
The summerschool is intended for 25 students in architecture, urbanism and (spatial) planning, landscape architecture and development, biology, bio-engineering, green management or related disciplines . English is the language used. Candidates are invited to send a short CV or portfolio and a motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org (before April 30th 2018). A notification of acceptance will be sent before May 15th.
This summerschool is free of charge and offers you overnight stays during the summerschool, a rental bike, lunch during working days (Sunday is day off), printing and plotting possibilities, tutoring, lectures, and an excursion on Saturday.
The summerschool will be tutored by professors and researchers of University College Ghent and KU Leuven and by officials of the City of Ghent. Lectures and additional tutoring by nationally and internationally renowned speakers will be provided. The master builder of the City of Ghent and the directors of the Cities’ Planning Department, Environment and Climate Departement and Green Department will be curating the summerschool which will guarantee the dissemination of the summerschool results in the city’s policies.