Recently, we had the last trip of this edition of the MArch Advance Master, whose destination has been Finland. During 4 days, the students have visited some cities like Helsinki or Paimio, and the works of internationally recognized architects such as Alvar Aalto, Saarinen, Suomalainen or Steven Holl.
The enrollment period 2019-2020 for the seventh edition of the Master in Architecture and Design and the Master Advance in Architecture, Design and Innovation is now open, as well as the postgraduates in Applied Architecture and Design and Digital Innovation.
During this weekend there will be a trip to Porto, a city inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage List with an architectural ensemble of extraordinary richness. The students of the different MArch programs will make guided tours and itineraries about the architecture, contemporary art and design of the city.
Last week was in MArch the Innovation Workshop of Solid Surface in the Module 02: Investigation.
Every project starts with an idea. Therefore, the objective of the module is to know different methods for the process of «building ideas». This is possible through the practice of different techniques of making models and prototypes.
The Pritzker Prize is the most important award in the field of architecture, awarded to a living architect whose built work «has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity through the art of architecture.» The Pritzker Prize has been awarded for almost forty straight years without interruption
In 2011, Eduardo Souto de Moura received the Pritzket Prize. The Portuguese architect, opened his own practice in 1980. Since then he has completed over sixty buildings, most of them in Portugal, and also in Spain, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom and Switzerland.
His studio has participated in the MArch programmes since the second edition until now.
The 2019-2020 edition will incorporate a new course among the MArch programmes: MArch Lisbon. Course in the atelier Aires Mateus. It is aimed at students of architecture, architects, building engineers, interior designers, graduates or licensed in other creative disciplines.
This new course, which will be developed in the Aires Mateus studio in Lisbon, will start the April 22nd of 2019 until September 27th of 2019 and it will be taught in a professional environment but has a strong didactic component.