Da Vinci's kids

General description

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

- Leonardo Da Vinci

Want to discover architecture in a city whose buildings are a testimony of European history?

Want to understand how graphic design works in the modern world?

Then join our course and its two topics, making it twice as interesting:

Architecture and Design!

Discover Lviv, the cultural capital of Ukraine, and the impact of different European architectures on the city. Several important kingdoms of Europe contributed to the making of Lviv as we know it today. The numerous nationalities who lived in Lviv (Jewish, Polish, Lithuanian, Armenian, Austrian) strongly impacted its architecture.

In parallel to these classes on architecture, you will also discover what function a designer takes in modern society. What are the processes inherent to design thinking, how to improve user experience with visual design, ...

But the course will not be only about lectures and workshops:

To truly understand the atmosphere of Lviv, we will walk through old paved streets, full of aromas of coffee or chocolat, as restaurants and cafes also belong to the uniqueness of Lviv.

Numerous attractions, monuments and pubs are waiting for you!

So, are you ready for your BEST summer???


Academic information

Fields of activity:
Architectural Engineering , Architecture , Multimedia and Communication Design
Content and topics:
- Introduction to ensembles and combination of leading styles of European architecture in Lviv. - Introduction to modern design techniques
Learning goals and objectives:
The main goal of the course is to familiarize with architecture and design using the example of our city, which was built in different epochs: from Baroque to Modernism.
Examination type:
Team design
ECTS credits issued:
Not known yet

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivational letter and answers to the questions. Show us your interest, spirit and originality!

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

3 meals per day; at least one hot dish
Public transport; on foot