KPU- Paris & Geneva Design Field School

Switzerland, Europe France, Europe Past Program Interdisciplinary

Recommended Credits: DESN 3100 Design Field School (3 credits)
Program Website: http://www.kpu.ca/exchange/field-schools/paris-geneva-design-field-school

Duration of Program:

Schedule

Travel Dates: 28 April – May 14, 2018*

*Travel dates subject to minor adjustments pending final reservations, but should occur around the dates as mentioned.

Visit Paris, France to explore this dynamic urban environment and immerse yourself in multi-sensory design experiences. Then travel to Geneva, Switzerland, a world center for diplomacy and the home of many humanitarian organizations.The affective quality of these global centers will be considered from a design perspective and will focus on the social, political, and ethical impacts of design practice.

Highlights

A full itinerary of visits to Paris museums, galleries and key sites of interest related to design, including:

  • Maison La Roche–Jeanneret
  • Villa Savoye
  • Pompidou Center
  • The Louvre

Along with visits to:

  • Versailles
  • Eiffel Tower
  • And many others.

The Geneva pass will provide access to a comprehensive tour of Geneva’s top cultural attractions.