School of Architecture
In this program, one of our architecture faculty will lead a group of UF architecture students during Summer A to visit various cities throughout East Asia to participate in a joint design studio with local schools of architecture. The students will return in Summer B and work on a research project based on their experiences while in China.
Summer C Vertical studio: Advanced Graduate Design 3, Senior Level Studio for 6 credits and 3-credit seminar. This studio can also be taken as elective credits by SoA students and other majors.
Contact: Lee-Su Huang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Studio Mexico is a summer traveling design studio and integrated seminar that examines new strategies of sustainable placemaking in the tropics. The work of Studio Mexico is an on-going study investigating the influence of landscape, climate, and culture on placemaking in Mexico and the Caribbean.
Summer C Vertical studio: Advanced SoA Graduate Design 3, Senior Level Studio for 6 credits and 3-credit seminar. This studio can also be taken as elective credits by SoA students and other majors.
Contact: Alfonso Pérez-Méndez (email@example.com)
SoA Paris Studies Program
Vicenza Institute of Architecture Program
The Vicenza Institute of Architecture (VIA) Program is a semester-long satellite-learning program of the University of Florida run by a rotating staff of University of Florida professors. VIA is based in Vicenza, Italy, a major center of the Veneto (the mainland region around the urban archipelago of Venice). The program focuses on evaluating and understanding the historical, social, cultural and physical aspects of this particularly rich urban context through design, research, and, documentation.
Contact: Alfonso Perez-Mendez (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Rinker School of Construction Management
Exchange Programs in Germany, Australia, Singapore, & Hong Kong
Spring and summer semesters at the Fachhochschule Lippe in Detmold, Germany and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University in Melbourne, Australia and Curtin Univeristy in Perth, Australia, National University of Singapore, and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Contact: Charles Kibert (email@example.com) for Australia (Admission is selective and open to students from all disciplines and Florida universities)
Ian Flood (firstname.lastname@example.org) for Singapore (Admission is open to Construction Management students)
Abdol Chini (email@example.com) for Hong Kong (Admission is open to Construction Management students)
Robert Ries (firstname.lastname@example.org) for Germany (Admission is open to students in the design, engineering or construction disciplines)
Department of Interior Design
Summer Multidisciplinary Program
Fachhochschule Lippe in Detmold, Germany
Students participating in this program will attend Hochschule Ostwestfalen Lippe in Detmold, Germany for three or seven weeks over the summer semester. As part of this program, students attend lectures and visit various locations to observe different design processes, techniques, and methods used in Germany. Students will also learn about the history of Germany, its government, the culture and social norms of Germans, preservation techniques, restoration efforts, and construction practices in Germany.
Contact: Candy Carmel-Gilfilen (email@example.com)
Department of Landscape Architecture
International Landscape Architecture at The Prague Institute
The Department of Landscape Architecture is pleased to announce a new partnership with NC State Design and The Prague Institute. BLA and MLA students are invited to join the Fall semester International Landscape Architecture program in the Czech Republic’s capital city of Prague with a focus on global awareness, contextual sensitivity and the role of design on the cultural fabric and public landscapes of European urban environments.
UF students must complete an application process through UF’s Department of Landscape Architecture and must coordinate curriculum through the program coordinator, Kevin Thompson.
Contact: Kevin Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Similar to the Architecture East Asia Program, a DCP faculty member will lead a group of UF students to China to examine various planning issues in major cities in China.
Contact: Zhong-Ren Peng (email@example.com)
UF in the Dominican Republic: Field Impact Assessment
Contact: Jocelyn Widmer (firstname.lastname@example.org)