Master in Sustainable Architecture and Healthy Buildings - Máster en Arquitectura Sostenible y Edificios Saludables
The ever-growing impact of climate change, military conflicts, rapid urbanization and economic crises present a clear need and opportunity for qualified professionals in both developed and developing countries. This Master degree is the only masters with a joint focus on international cooperation, sustainable urban development and emergency architecture. It provides students with the necessary theoretical and methodological background in order to develop an interdisciplinary approach and manage projects in cooperation and sustainable development ranging from the urban to the architectural scale.
This program is aimed at university graduates from the following areas: Architecture, Urban Planning, Urban Design, Engineering, and International Cooperation. The course is taught in English.
The programme provides students with the necessary theoretical and methodological background in order to develop an interdisciplinary approach and manage projects in cooperation and sustainable development ranging from the urban to the architectural scale. Students will acquire the necessary knowledge to manage complex projects in international cooperation, emergency architecture, and sustainable development in which governmental and non-governmental institutions, beneficiaries and technical staffs are involved.
Subjects in course
Building and Design for Change
Environmental Justice. Urban Development
Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements
Introduction to Emergency and Urban Development
Local Workshop Urban Scale
Participation As a Tool for Upgrading
Participatory Planning. Community Design
Urban Growth and City Resilience
Housing Accesibility and Sanitation
During term 2 The master course comprises a period for students to complete an internship period of three months in International Cooperation Institutions and/or local organizations in order to familiarise themselves with the development and management of Cooperation Projects.