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Texas A&M University College of Architecture

Italy

The College of Architecture offers a program hosted by the Italart Cultural Association located in the Tuscan hill town of Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy. The town, located south of Florence, is accessible to the rest of Italy by train.

The town of Castiglion Fiorentino offers a typical Italian small-town environment encouraging exploration and social interaction.

The program offers course work for third-year Environmental Design and Visualization students. Masters students can participate during Fall or Spring, if selected as graduate assistants.

Course work includes studio projects addressing the context of Italian culture, art, history, and civilization. Field trips to historic sites in Italy are part of the program.

Fall and Spring Semester courses in Italy will include:

301. Field Studies in Design Innovation. Credit 3.

Design innovation in international and domestic environments away from the Texas A&M University campus; emphasis on the cultural, social, economic, geographical, climatic and technological factors influencing design solutions for human needs. May be taken up to two times in the same semester.

311. Field Studies in Design Communication. Credit 3. 

Design communication in international and domestic environments away from the Texas A&M University campus; emphasis on the tools, methods, and techniques for design communication.

331. Field Studies in Design Philosophy. Credit 3. 

Design philosophy in international and domestic environments away from the Texas A&M University campus; emphasis on the historical, philosophical, cultural, social and economic factors that influence design solution.

485. Direct Studies. Credit 1-6.

Individual research in architecture, construction science or landscape architecture in an international or domestic environment away from the Texas A&M University campus. May be taken up to two times in the same semester.

604. Advances Field Studies in Design Innovation. Credit 1-6.

Advanced design innovation in international and domestic environments away from Texas A&M University campus; emphasis on the cultural, social-economic, geographical, climatic and technological factors influencing design solutions for human needs.

685. Direct Studies. Credit 1-6.

Individual problems involving the application of theory and practice in architecture, construction science, landscape architecture and urban and regional planning in an international setting.

For additional information, please click on the links or contact your advisor or department coordinator.

Education Abroad:

Fall

https://abroadportal.tamu.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=19070

Spring

https://abroadportal.tamu.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10486

Advisors:

http://www.arch.tamu.edu/undergraduate/academic-advising/advisors/index.html  

Department coordinators:

Environmental: Leslie Feigenbaum at lfeigenbaum@arch.tamu.edu 

Visualization: Stasha Kraguljac at skraguljac@arch.tamu.edu 

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