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University of Detroit Mercy Open Enrollment Program Summer 2017

Yellow_line International study program Volterra 2017 [art, history and culture] University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture & Volterra-Detroit Foundation OPEN ENROLLMENT ACADEMIC PROGRAM Program at a glance: A six week open enrollment program (May 2 2017 – June 12 2017) at the Volterra International Residential College in Volterra Italy, organized by the University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture...

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International Reality Capture Workshop – October 10-22, 2016 – Information page

Introduction The main purpose of this workshop is to provide an International educational experience in which students and professionals will learn to use innovative reality capture technologies and collaboratively produce three dimensional computer models of the ancient City of Volterra, its archaeological remains and some of its treasured artwork. This workshop will provide the participants hands-on experience in using drones...

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Registration for the International Reality Capture Workshop – Volterra Oct. 10 – 22 2016

Register for the International Reality Capture Workshop in Volterra – October 10-22 2016. or read more information about the workshop here. If you have any questions please send email to mark.dietrick(at)casetech.com. Please fill out the form completely and press “Submit” button at the bottom. You must also make a deposit payment in the amount of $500. Please use the Paypal...

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2016 Volterra Artist in Residence

Between October 1st and November 13th 2015 the Volterra-Detroit Foundation participated in the Give Detroit Challenge organized by Crowdrise. We did it with a very specific goal in mind: to raise funds to start a new program, the Volterra Artist in Residence Fellowship. The six week campaign was generously supported by many of you, who believed in us, and our...

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Volterra International Design Workshop 2016

Following the great experience of the 2015 Design Workshop , the three participating schools (University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and the Warsaw University of Technology) are returning to Volterra in July 2016 for the 2nd Volterra International Design Workshop. THE PROJECT: The objective of the workshop will be to propose a contemporary re-interpretation of the...

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International Digital Workshop – Volterra April 2016

The International Digital Workshop took place at the Volterra International Residential College April 21-27 2016. It was organized and run by Giorgio Castellano (zero order architecture), Jan Pernecky (rese arch), Thomas Tholt and Jan Paclt (mx3d, zero order architecture), an international group of architects and researchers. Inspired by the painting in Volterra “The Deposition” by Rosso Fiorentino the students worked...

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International Digital Workshop – April 21-27 2016

This year we inaugurate the summer season with an exciting new program, the International Digital Workshop run by [zero-order architecture] and [rese arch] from Pisa, with support of the Laboratorio Universitario Volterrano, the Comune di Volterra, and the Volterra-Detroit Foundation. The workshop will explore the concept of virtuality in the historical environment. For more information visit workshop webpage: lab.rese-arch.org Workshop description:...

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Volterra Design Workshop 2015

In August 2015 a group of students and professors of architecture from USA, Poland and Italy discussed eco-friendly design over “aperitivio” on a terrace overlooking the rolling hills of Tuscany. Just below, directly beneath the medieval defensive wall, laid the ruins of the Roman Theater from 1st century BC. The site for the project was immediately behind it. The group...

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Program opportunities @ Volterra International Residential College

The academic model of the Volterra International Residential College is based on many years of experience of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture summer study program in Volterra and the international exchange program between the UDM SOA the Faculty of Architecture Warsaw Institute of Technology. It offers flexibility which allows a variety of academic programs to take advantage...

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Live and learn @ Volterra International Residential College

Welcome to the Volterra International Residential College! This facility in Volterra has been organized by the Volterra-Detroit Foundation, in educational collaboration with the University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture, pursuant to the 25 years of the school’s summer program in Volterra. It has been built with you in mind, as a place to live, a place to study, and...