Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.
Collaborative and interdisciplinary learning in the fields of integrated design, universal design, entrepreneurship, planning and presentation.
Schedule: 10.08.2020 - 14.08.2020
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Laura Arpiainen
Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Laura Arpiainen
Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):
CEFR level (applies in this implementation):
Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):
Teaching language: English
Languages of study attainment: English
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
The Health and Wellbeing Architecture Summer Intensive offers graduate students, doctoral students, practicing architects, healthcare planners, healthcare practitioners and international guests an opportunity to come together and deepen their competencies in the field of design for health and wellbeing.
The 2020 Intensive will center on Universal Design and its many applications. The 2021 Intensive will center on Social Housing with an emphasis on Assisted and Supported Living. Participants can work on their individual projects or generate a project in a team. International participants are encouraged to bring project ideas from their respective countries.
This highly interactive and interdisciplinary class concludes with a presentation at the UD2020 Conference in June 2020 and the International Social Housing Festival in June 2021.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Collaborative and interactive learning. Assessment criteria are full participation, conference presentation, and approved pre- and post intensive papers.
Aalto students get credit for the intensive (which includes a pre-class assignment and a post-session reflection paper), other participants are offered a Certificate of Attendance.
Pre-intensive paper 20 hrs
Summer intensive 38 hrs
Conference presentation 2 hrs
Post Intensive paper 20 hrs
Active graduate or doctoral studies in archicture or related field, degree in architecture or related field, professionals in planning, service planning, clinical planning, medicine, extended care etc. and international guests with similar credentials.
- Teacher: Laura Arpiainen