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UC Berkeley's College of Environmental Design Summer Programs Summer Course in DISC: Design + Innovation for Sustainable Cities Course
UC Berkeley's College of Environmental Design Summer Programs

Summer Course in DISC: Design + Innovation for Sustainable Cities Course

Berkeley, USA

5 Weeks

English

Full time

13 May 2024

01 Jul 2024

USD 7,818 / per course *

On-Campus

* for international students | 4938 USD for domestic visitors

Introduction

What does the city of the future look like? In our multidisciplinary DISC: Design + Innovation for Sustainable Cities program, you'll be part of an international cohort of students exploring innovative design-based solutions to urgent issues facing our cities, including climate change, urban health, and social justice.

Through rigorous design studios, digital workshops, and seminars taught by experienced faculty and practitioners, you'll gain the knowledge and tools to imagine the sustainable and equitable cities of tomorrow.

Engage in Excellence

After graduating from DISC, you’ll join a cohort of more than 300 program alums from 30+ countries. Many have been accepted to top graduate programs — such as Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Rice, University of Illinois, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, University of Washington, Yale, UC Berkeley — poised to become thought leaders in the responsible reshaping of our built environment.

Why Disc?

Benefits of attending DISC:

  • Identify and explore the major debates around global urbanization and sustainability
  • Develop a project from concept to final design
  • Conceptualize and communicate your design ideas in 2D and 3D
  • Collaborate on group projects with other college students passionate about design
  • Connect with experienced faculty and renowned local practitioners
  • Use the San Francisco Bay Area as a living laboratory for creative design
  • Develop compelling materials for your design portfolio
  • Earn college-level credit on an official UC Berkeley transcript

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