Master's Program in Architecture Studies in Italy

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Architecture Studies

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Architecture is the process of designing and planning a space or building according to a set of aesthetic, social and environmental guidelines. Because of this, architecture is often divided into categories depending on the overarching style.

Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.

Masters in Architecture Studies in Italy

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ReADs - Master in Retail Architecture and Design for Social and Commercial Purposes

IUAV University of Architecture in Venice, Italy
Campus Full time November 2018 Italy Venice

ReADs is a level 1 Postgraduate Specialisation Programme for new graduates and professionals who want to acquire the fundamental skills to conceive and design RETAIL spaces, architectures and experiences for commercial and social places. [+]

ReADs is a level 1 Postgraduate Master course for new graduates and professionals who want to acquire the fundamental skills to conceive and design RETAIL spaces, architectures and experiences for commercial and social places.

Held at the University of Architecture in Venice –IUAV– ReADs is a high-level Master’s course that aims to train Retail Design professionals through a “learning by doing” teaching consisting of frontal lessons integrated by workshops, internships, visits to the main international companies leaders of innovation and a filed trip to Sweden, home-country of Retail.

Lessons are held by some of the best professionals in Retail, Design and Architecture worldwide.... [-]


Master in Interior Architecture

IAAD + Écoles de Condé
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Turin

The Master examines the space designed both in its aesthetic and functional aspects and in those, less obvious, methods of use and symbolic values. [+]

Master program in INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE - New forms of contemporary living

The Master examines the space designed both in its aesthetic and functional aspects and in those, less obvious, methods of use and symbolic values.

It emerges a dual path, starting from the instinct of men to make room, placing its own habitat, investigates the performative value of building, the depositary of the fundamental values of the community.

Suggestions and theoretical stimuli become the material on which it's possible to develop the project activity focusing all attention on making concrete what elective scope of a designer.

Objectives and teaching methodology

Design is experiencing a time of strong momentum and spreading. The rapid evolution of production methods and lifestyles increasingly requires adaptability and innovation. Anticipating and stimulating change has become one of the main drivers of growth and a competitive factor of contemporary economies. The traditional disciplinary boundaries are overwhelmed by the need for greater interaction, ability to work in groups and technology transfer. Designers are required to know new tools of representation and sharing of information as well as to improve skills of listening to the needs. However, new opportunities open for designers who are asked to draw on the wealth of traditional knowledge without conditions or obligations formal style.... [-]


Master in Urban Vision and Architectural Design

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12  September 2018 Italy Milan

In the Master in Urban Vision & Architectural Design program, you will learn strategies for transforming a city, from private developments to public space. You will envision future urban and architectural scenarios, according to complex dynamics and evolving requirements. [+]

Master in URBAN VISION AND ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN - Re-visioning cities

‘Learning by Designing’ is how Domus Academy will boost your career. Not only it is a place where the designers of tomorrow can produce wonders and surprises, it is also a place where students can discover new realities and invent professional trajectories aligned with tomorrow’s market demands.

WHY Domus Academy Experience Milano, World Capital of Fashion and Design. Design your Master in a highly ranked Academy offering a globally recognized degree. Improve your knowledge and know-how thanks to real projects. Build your own Multicultural and Global Network. Boost your career with our unique Professional Experience. ... [-]

Master in Architecture-Restoration

Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Reggio Calabria

The 2nd Cycle Degree Course (Master Degree) in Architecture-Restoration deepens teaching elements of the 1st Cycle Degree course in Architectural Science, giving to the graduates a high level of technical knowledge and thorough historical-critical basis, essential to deal with crucial professional themes related to historical heritage on different levels: from a single building to old town centers urban environment, to cultural landscape. [+]

The 2nd Cycle Degree Course (Master Degree) in Architecture-Restoration deepens teaching elements of the 1st Cycle Degree course in Architectural Science, giving to the graduates a high level of technical knowledge and thorough historical-critical basis, essential to deal with crucial professional themes related to historical heritage on different levels: from a single building to old town centers urban environment, to cultural landscape.

The educational path is characterized by inter-disciplinary Laboratories which, through a practical approach, are suitable for dealing with various issues related to the project, easing students learning. The project, considered as cognitive experience, analysis and critical evaluation of the existing, exploits appropriate tools useful to protect, conserve, value, manage and promote cultural heritage. It can be observed, in contemporary society, an attention toward the latter as architectural and landscape assets convey the distinctiveness of the architecture-culture-territory connection. This is the reason why society needs technical and cultural professionals able to appropriately meet demands of territories which are in a great challenge with the architectural and landscape heritage complexity related to the importance of recognizing, preserving over time and valuing the historical heritage that identifies the peculiarity of each country.... [-]


Master in Architecture

Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Reggio Calabria

The Department of Architecture “dArTe” offers a five-year program (LM - 4) leading to the degree of Master of Architecture. This course is a limited entry with about 150 students each year (for entry to the five-year program students have to complete successfully an exam). The Department also offers independent research leading to the degree of Master of the 1st and 2nd level. [+]

The Department of Architecture “dArTe”, was established in 2012. It offers graduate-level professional education and advanced research opportunities in architecture and allied design fields as interior design, landscape design, urban planning, restoration, enhancement and management of the architectural heritage. It focuses on developing ideas in architecture, researches on social, cultural, and physical context, as well as takes on an exploration for alternative ways of material utilization.

The objectives of “dArTe”, reflect the view that architecture is an intellectual discipline, both an art and a profession. The program, therefore, is based on the following intentions: to stimulate artistic sensitivity and creative powers, to strengthen intellectual growth and the capacity to develop creative and responsible solutions to unique and changing problems, and to help the student acquire the individual capabilities necessary for the competent practice of architecture and lifelong learning (in reference to the European Union Directive 2005/36 governing the exercise of the profession of architect in Europe).... [-]


Master of Science in "architecture - interior design and for the autonomy" in English with the East China Normal University in Shanghai / China

University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Santa Maria Capua Vetere

Within the two-year study program in "Architettura_Progettazione of the Interior and the Autonomy" in the English language, Master of Science in the class LM-4 Architecture and Architectural Engineering, the Department of Architecture and Industrial Design "Luigi Vanvitelli" (NUTS ) it has signed two international agreements for the establishment of two Double Titles, one in 2015 and another in 2016. [+]

Within the two-year study program in "Architettura_Progettazione of the Interior and the Autonomy" in the English language, Master of Science in the class LM-4 Architecture and Architectural Engineering, the Department of Architecture and Industrial Design "Luigi Vanvitelli" (NUTS ) it has signed two international agreements for the establishment of two Double Titles, one in 2015 and another in 2016. The first, in Architecture, the Faculty of Engineering and Istanbul, has been regularly active in AY 2015/16 Architecture of Okan University with the first student exchange took place in the two semesters of the 1st year; the second, in Architecture and Fine Arts, will be activated from the academic year 2017/18 with the School of Design of East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai.... [-]


Master Degree in Architecture - Interior Design and for Autonomy

University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Aversa Santa Maria Capua Vetere + 1 more

The course represents the corresponding course in English of the second level degree course in Architettura - Progettazione degli lnterni e per I'Autonomia and is offered as part of the initiatives for international promotion in accordance with Ministerial Decree 50/2010 which makes it possible to set up corresponding courses in English. [+]

The course represents the corresponding course in English of the second level degree course in Architettura - Progettazione degli lnterni e per I'Autonomia and is offered as part of the initiatives for international promotion in accordance with Ministerial Decree 50/2010 which makes it possible to set up corresponding courses in English for the academic year 2012-13.

The course, which will be held entirely in English, is open both to Italian and foreign students. lt is designed as part of the initiatives for international promotion with the aim of increasing numbers of international students, encouraged by the attraction of a geographical- cultural area of the highest quality both in terms of the tradition of scientific and disciplinary skills in the fields of architecture and design, and due to the fact that the Campania region has five UNESCO World Heritage sites and two area UNESC0 Man&Biosphere.... [-]


Master of Science in "architecture - interior design and for the autonomy" in English with okan University in istanbul / turkey

University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Santa Maria Capua Vetere

Within the two-year study program in "Architettura_Progettazione of the Interior and the Autonomy" in the English language, Master of Science in the class LM-4 Architecture and Architectural Engineering, the Department of Architecture and Industrial Design "Luigi Vanvitelli" (NUTS ) it has signed two international agreements for the establishment of two Double Titles, one in 2015 and another in 2016. [+]

Within the two-year study program in "Architettura_Progettazione of the Interior and the Autonomy" in the English language, Master of Science in the class LM-4 Architecture and Architectural Engineering, the Department of Architecture and Industrial Design "Luigi Vanvitelli" (NUTS ) it has signed two international agreements for the establishment of two Double Titles, one in 2015 and another in 2016. The first, in Architecture, the Faculty of Engineering and Istanbul, has been regularly active in AY 2015/16 Architecture of Okan University with the first student exchange took place in the two semesters of the 1st year; the second, in Architecture and Fine Arts, will be activated from the academic year 2017/18 with the School of Design of East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai.... [-]


Master in Virtual Architecture

Quasar Design University in Rome
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 1  March 2019 Italy Rome + 1 more

The Master in Virtual Architecture, which has been running since 1999 and is constantly updated according to the methods and software that best respond to the needs of visualization and verification, prepares operators in the architectural field (architects, designers, engineers, surveyors and related professionals) to visualize projects in 3D graphics, elaborating the most appropriate method of implementation for each type of project and using CAD 2D and 3D programs and post-production and animation techniques. 
The final product is particularly sophisticated and, depending on the intention, achieves total photorealism. [+]

Master in Virtual Architecture

The Master in Virtual Architecture, which has been running since 1999 and is constantly updated according to the methods and software that best respond to the needs of visualization and verification, prepares operators in the architectural field (architects, designers, engineers, surveyors and related professionals) to visualize projects in 3D graphics, elaborating the most appropriate method of implementation for each type of project and using CAD 2D and 3D programs and post-production and animation techniques. 
The final product is particularly sophisticated and, depending on the intention, achieves total photorealism.

Space and materials unfold and embody the architectural idea.
Light becomes the essential synthesis, materials are
adapted and exchanged, the virtual becomes a powerful tool
for pure experimentation.
The designer imagines and verifies, analyzes and explores,
identifies with and measures the validity of their ideas,
foreseeing their realization.
The outcome shapes the most advanced way
of static and dynamic communication of the project using
the most up-to-date computer graphics technologies.... [-]


reCity - European Joint Master Course in City Regeneration

fisD consortium
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 5  December 2018 Italy Catanzaro + 1 more

the design of city regeneration pursued with a holistic approach based on improving the beneficiaries’ competencies necessary to be key actors within the advanced process of sustainable urban development and renewal, in terms of design, communication, building and management of the contemporary city. [+]

Growing population, immigration, uncontrolled urbanisation, pollution, mono-functional areas abandoned, heritage threatened, urge new solutions posing monumental challenges in terms of housing, transport, energy, environment, health and social inclusion. It becomes crucial a regeneration of the city. This is the issue addressed in the world-class Master Course named reCity. A course created for a new generation of professionals who want to design and share innovative ideas supporting communities, stakeholders and political leaders towards more sustainable cities. The focus of the reCity is the design of city regeneration, pursued with a holistic approach based on improving the beneficiaries’ competencies necessary to be key actors within the advanced process of sustainable urban development and renewal, in terms of design, communication, building and management of the contemporary city.... [-]


Master in Garden Design

ISAD - Istituto Superiore di Architettura e Design
Campus Part time November 2018 Italy Milan

The European master of 1st level, validated by E.A.B.H.E.S., lasting one year-long course is intended to provide a solid education to realize a green area, wisely disposing its elements and organizing each phase. At the end of the annual path, they are released 60 ECTS credits (European credits). [+]

The European master of 1st level, validated by E.A.B.H.E.S., lasting one year-long course is intended to provide a solid education to realize a green area, wisely disposing its elements and organizing each phase. At the end of the annual path, they are released 60 ECTS credits (European credits).

It is articulated in basic teachings and complementary teachings. It is completed with an internship and accompanied by extra events opened to everyone. The basic teachings comprehend Garden History and Culture, Climate, Botanic, Plants Nomenclature and Recognition, Structural Elements (water-drainage, use of materials, furniture), Designing, Drawing (free-hand, Technical and CAD) and communication.... [-]


Master in Interior Architecture for Business Habitat

IAAD Istituto D'Arte Applicata e Design
Campus Full time March 2019 Italy Turin

Design is experiencing a time of strong momentum and growth. The rapid evolution of production methods and ways of living require more and more adaptability and innovation. Anticipating and stimulating change have become main factors effecting competitiveness, being an engine for change and effecting contemporary economies. [+]

Design is experiencing a time of strong momentum and growth. The rapid evolution of production methods and ways of living require more and more adaptability and innovation. Anticipating and stimulating change have become main factors effecting competitiveness, being an engine for change and effecting contemporary economies. Traditional disciplinary boundaries have been overwhelmed by the need for greater interaction, ability to work in groups and the transfer of technology. Designers are now required to know new design skills and ways of information sharing, as well as have improved ability to listen to the needs of clients. On the other hand, it provides designers with new opportunities to draw on the wealth of traditional knowledge but yet without formal conditions or style obligations. Even when applied to interior architecture, the designer must be able to make use of new skills to delineate separated professions, those typical of the architecture.... [-]