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AA Athens Visiting School 2018 - Resonance

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AA Athens Visiting School 2018 - Resonance

Time: July 12, 2018 to July 21, 2018
Location: AKTO Art & Design College – Athens Campus
Street: 11Α Evelpidon Street (Pedion Areos), 113 62
City/Town: Athens, Greece
Website or Map: http://ai.aaschool.ac.uk/athe…
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Alexandros Kallegias
Latest Activity: May 16

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Event Description

Our world is enriched by the numerous interactive means that connect us digitally yet at the same time often estrange us from our surroundings. Our built environment continues to evolve into an interconnected hyperspace where architecture can be fluid, flexible and vivid, yet the aspect of materiality requires more attention.

Action-designed structures begin to move beyond the utopian proposals of the 20th century’s manifestos and hold a place in the world of realized designs. The AA Athens Visiting School aims to bring users closer to the built environment while revisiting habits of designing, building and experiencing space through materiality. Understanding materiality and form as a ‘unified whole’, the programme integrates manufacturing techniques through the experimentation fabrication of prototypes at a 1:1 scale.

Prominent Features of the workshop/ skills developed

  • Participants become part of an active learning environment where the large tutor to student ratio allows for personalized tutorials and debates.
  • The toolset of the Athens VS includes but is not limited to Processing and Grasshopper for Rhinoceros, as well as design analysis software.
  • Participants gain hands-on experience on digital fabrication.
  • Design seminars and a series of lectures support the key objectives of the programme, disseminating fundamental computational techniques, relevant critical thinking, theoretical understanding and professional awareness.

Applications

1) You can make an application by completing the online application found under ‘Links and Downloads’ on the AA Visiting School page. If you are not able to make an online application, email visitingschool@aaschool.ac.uk for instructions to pay by bank transfer. 
2) Once you complete the online application and make a full payment, you are registered to the programme. A CV or a portfolio is NOT required.

The deadline for applications is 28 June.

Location
AKTO College – Athens Campus
11Α Evelpidon Street (Pedion Areos)
Athens, 113 62, Greece

Fees

The AA Visiting School requires a fee of £695 per participant, which includes a £60 Visiting membership fee.

Fees do not include flights or accommodation, but accommodation options can be advised. 

Eligibility 
The workshop is open to current Undergrad and Graduate architecture and design students, PhD candidates and young professionals. Software Requirements: Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino 5.

For more information, please visit:

http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/VISITING/athens

http://ai.aaschool.ac.uk/athens/

 

For inquiries, please contact:

alexandros.kallegias@aaschool.ac.uk

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