Invitation to AURA-İstanbul’s Summer Academy

Architecture and Urbanism Research Academy (AURA) Istanbul would like to invite KU Leuven’s talented students to join AURA Summer Academy 2019 / Istanbul: Past, Present and Future. It is a month long summer program exploring Istanbul through lectures, studios and site visits.

“The Architecture and Urbanism Research Academy (AURA) Istanbul invites you to its inspiring summer program, “Istanbul: Past, Present and Future”
The melting pot of the East and the West, the great city of Istanbul, now a city of more than 15 million people, has been the capital of two glorious empires, the Byzantine and the Ottoman. With its eight thousand years of human history, it presents researchers a vast amount of architectural legacy to discover and analyze.
Join us in Istanbul for a month of comprehensive analysis of the city with lectures from leading experts in their respective fields. Explore the mechanisms developed through the millennia to different sets of problems by the builders and inhabitants of this magnificent city!
This summer research program will take place in Istanbul between July 8 – August 2, 2019. It is specially designed for undergraduate / graduate students and young professionals of Architecture, Urban Planning and related fields.
The four-week intensive coursework of lectures, on-site visits and studios will provide a valuable opportunity; while benefiting to learn from the distinguished researchers, there will be a chance to collaborate with a diverse group of participants from all over the world.
We sincerely hope you will join us this summer at AURA-Istanbul and look forward to receive your application.
The application deadline for AURA Summer Academy is June 1, 2019. There are 20 places available and these will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. Applications will be closed when the program is full.

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