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.