What's your superTower? Unveiling architectural marvels in the sky

General description

Dive into a world of towering achievements with our dynamic course!

Ready to elevate your skills in design, construction, and innovation? Envision yourself immersed in hands-on projects that bring theoretical knowledge to life. Explore the captivating stories behind iconic towers that have reshaped the skyline. Collaborate with fellow enthusiasts and industry experts to gain unique insights and perspectives. Led only by professionals in architecture and civil engineering, our course offers a blend of theoretical expertise and practical applications.

Are you prepared to transcend your limits, reach new peaks of proficiency, and become an architect of extraordinary heights? Don't miss your ticket to a future filled with towering achievements — seize the opportunity to elevate your skills and join the next generation of visionary architects!


Academic information

Fields of activity:
Architectural Engineering , Architecture , Civil Engineering
Content and topics:
This course offers the opportunity to explore the representative towers of Cluj-Napoca, and learn about their history through a guided tour. During the tour, one will observe the architectural details, analyze the materials used, and understand the technologies involved in the towers’ construction. Participants will apply the knowledge gained by building their own tower, showcasing their creativity and practical skills. The course integrates specialized software for CAD, developing skills in architectural planning and design. These plans will adhere to the technical specifications learned and serve as a basis for subsequent construction. Participants will build models of the towers according to the created plans using various materials such as cardboard, wooden dowels, clay, foam boards, glue, and paint.
Learning goals and objectives:
This course structure aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of both the theoretical and practical aspects of designing and constructing towers, incorporating elements of architecture and civil engineering.
Examination type:
Project with final presentation or evaluation of the final prototype.
ECTS credits issued:

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivational letter, answers to the questions and interest in the topic.

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Student dorms or hostel
3 meals per day, at least one warm is provided for free
Public transportation during the stay in Cluj-Napoca