ERASMUS+ Social and Environmental Impact Academy for Architects

Monday 1st – Friday 5th August 2022

What the workshop can offer:

  • 5 days focussed on environmental impact orientated design at the school in Bergen
  • Placing nature as our client for the planned redevelopment of the waterfront quay outside BAS
  • Workshop guided by a dancer, biologist, artist, and the researchers at the Fish Museum to explore new practices
  • Collaboration with 15 visiting students from 3 other architecture schools
  • Lecturers from the University of Liechtenstein (LI), Hasselt University (BE), and the Royal Danish Academy (DK)
  • Findings from our experiments will be documented and given to the city planners as nature-based and focussed guidelines for the development of Kristiansholm, where hundreds of apartments at due to be built on the plot adjacent to our school
  • Sharkathon ‘all-nighter’, with cinema from the genre of shark attack horror
  • Funded for food, all costs and materials by ERASMUS+
  • Option to join for the final workshop in Copenhagen in Summer 2023

What the organisation is:

  • Partnership between University of Liechtenstein, Hasselt University, the Royal Danish Academy and BAS funded by ERASMUS+
  • Collaboration with a focus on sharing social and environmental competencies and interests of 4 partner institutions
  • Exploring concrete responses mapped to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations
  • The third instalment of the four-workshop series visiting architecture schools across Europe
  • Findings will be exhibited and presented at the International Union of Architects Congress in Copenhagen in 2023. The event has the theme ‘Sustainable Futures – Leave No One Behind’

If you need accommodation to participate, please also make contact.

We have filled one of the five places available for the workshop with a visiting international student. We hope to have some additional students who already know the school, workshops, and methods/approaches that we have in common so we can share our practices.

For more information please contact: