Category: [programs and events]

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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...

Programs – Scholarships

Volterra-Detroit Foundation International Studies Scholarships The Volterra-Detroit Foundation recognizes the unique value of the international study experience in architectural education. International programs are life altering to the students and help fulfill the mission of the school of educating “socially responsible world citizens”. School of Architecture UDM is therefore pleased to offer the following scholarships for the students participating in the UDM...