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Draw-Design-Build Berlin, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 month
University rank #147 (QS) Berlin, Germany
This Summer University project focuses on exploring Berlin through analogue hand drawing, and then using drawing and model making methods to design and construct a small building project.
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The programme

The participants will develop their creative, practical and professional skills through creative experimentation and the process of making.

  • Comprehensive spatial and structural understanding of Berlin
  • Basic and advanced hand drawing techniques
  • Visual communication tools such as perspective, isometry, diagram, and others
  • Knowledge of visual analytical methods
  • Development of design, detailing and material knowledge
  • Developing skills in craftsmanship

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 1 months
  • Credits
    5 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The course will run as follows:

  • Week 1: Exploring Berlin through hand drawing
  • Week 2: Site analysis through hand drawing
  • Week 3: Design phase (analogue techniques)
  • Week 3: Construction phase

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The general prerequisites of the TU Berlin Summer University are the following: at least one year of university experience + English level B2 or equivalent.

The willingness to work in a team is a precondition. Students may be required to work longer hours depending on project progress.

Technological Requirements

No pre-existing knowledge of hand-drawing is required to take part in the course. Enthusiasm for hand-drawing and learning a new skill is welcome.

The participants will be involved in an intensive building process guided by a professional craftsman. Skills in building crafts are of an advantage but not essential.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1950 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1950 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
  • National

    1950 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1950 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
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Course fee: covers both tuition and learning materials, excursions/field trips, cultural program, public transportation ticket for Berlin, and library access.

Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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