2021 Summer Career Academy in Architecture & Interior Design
The Summer Career Academy in Architecture and Interior Design at UTSA is scheduled from July 6th-29th
Application Deadline is June 1st, 2021, Payment Deadline is June 15th, 2021.
The Summer Career Academy at UTSA offers a four-week introduction to the design careers and education of architects and interior designers. Taught by faculty of the Department of Architecture, the Summer Academy provides insight into the creative process and professional practice of architecture and interior design. Participation in the program is intended to help high school and college students ponder whether architecture or interior design is right for them. Previous design experience is not required. Curiosity is the only prerequisite.
Design & Career Exploration
Classes are held remotely via Zoom. Academy participants will be introduced to many of the challenges and rewards involved in creating the designed environments. The four-week program will include visual and interactive design exercises that engage personal exploration in introducing basic design skills such as: sketching, creative and spatial thinking, digital modeling, and the organization of architectural information. Special presentations will connect you to local architecture and interior design professionals. We will utilize Zoom and SketchUp Make. Both are free and can run on most web browsers.
UTSA Summer Academy participants will:
- develop an appreciation of the designed environment
- become familiar with actual construction and design practice
- explore drawing, modeling, and design thinking
- explore creative and visual thinking skills
- utilize observation and communication skills
- gain clarity about the education of design professions
Program Dates for Summer 2021
July 6th-29th from 9am to 12pm CST
Week 1: meets Tuesday July 6th + Thursday July 8th
Week 2: meets Tuesday July 13th + Thursday July 15th
Week 3: meets Tuesday July 20th + Thursday July 22nd
Week 4: meets Tuesday July 27th + Thursday July 29th
Program Fee: $650
Participants will be expected to complete exercises between meeting times.
Meeting sessions will be recorded and made available for viewing for up to 7 days.
The Summer Career Academy is for high school students and others interested in architecture and interior design careers. Classes will now occur online, held remotely via Zoom. The four-week course will include daily exercises, discussion, and the opportunity to interact with design professionals, faculty, and design students. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited to 40 students.
TWO OF THE FORMS BELOW ARE REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION TO BE COMPLETE.
For more information, please contact the Summer Academy instructor Curtis Fish at firstname.lastname@example.org