Summer Programs

We  held the first international summer school "  Imprint Harbin· City Trace  - Architectural Design Camp "  in 2016 for universities at home and abroad, which has achieved good results  and response,  successfully  shaping it into  a  multi-learning platform for  cooperation and coordination of multi-specialties and multi-fields, also providing a good opportunity for students from different colleges  to  take  a professional perspective and cognitive perception of Harbin, a historical and cultural city of northern China. 

In the summer term of 2019, The  third  International Summer School  "Imprint Harbin· City Trace  - Architectural Design Camp" of HIT with enthusiasm  is  looking forward to your joining in the cool and beautiful Harbin! 

PartⅠ. The  Theme of  the Architectural Design Camp:  Imprint Harbin·City Trace 

The international summer  school, taking architectural design workshop as the main line, will invite famous professors  overseas such as  the  professors of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Delft University of Technology together with domestic excellent teachers as the  design workshop tutors. Regarding the Harbin historic district as the carriers of main courses, this workshop aims at experiencing the  glamour  of  buildings  in the north city Harbin and  meanwhile attempting to innovate architectural design under new technologies. At the same time, the workshop can enhance the professional quality and expand the international perspective of students under the lectures of  many  teachers from international universities. 

Part Ⅱ. Content of courses 

The teaching content of this  summer school  consists of  four  sections:  teaching courses, lectures, design workshop and research. 

The teaching courses part will be given  by Professor  Herman van Bergeijk from Delft University of Technology  in Holland with a total of 16 class hours. And the essence of the modern western architectural history will be explained from seven different subjects. 

The lectures part  will be  reported  by  eight  experts and scholars. They are Professor Takehiko Nagakura from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Chen Shouheng as the expert of MIT Computation Group and the Chief Architect of SHDT Shouheng Design, Sun Wei who is  in charge of China Technical Support and Promotion Center and  also  the  co-founder of Shaper3d,  Professor Mei Hongyuan  known as the National Engineering Survey and Design Master, Professor Sun Cheng awarded  the  Changjiang Scholar,  Professor Liu Songfu  regarded  as  the  leader of Architectural History and Theory,  and Professor Leng Hong  as  the expert in Urban Planning, etc. 

The design workshop part  is made up of 4 Co-designs with different learning needs and themes in various professional levels, each of which will be guided by characteristic co-design faculty group. 

The research part  includes the study of the development of  the city and its related factors from the perspective of the architect after deeply experiencing the history, culture, architecture and life of Harbin.

Part Ⅲ. Specific Arrangements 

1. The schedule of the summer school is from July 7 to 18, 2019. Please see the following table for details.