Overview

               

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to travel to Switzerland and study the famous bridges of structural engineer Robert Maillart as well as works by world-renowned architects such as Le Corbusier.  This 10 day study abroad class will bring together an intellectually diverse group of students to study great works of engineering and architecture in some of the world's most stunning natural settings.  

Details
Application: Email Prof. Arwade for more application instructions. Preference to applications before Feb 15, 2014, applications open until March 31 or course filled. 
Dates: May 19-29 2014
Locations: Course begins and ends in Lausanne, Switzerland and takes in much of the country including Zurich, Berne, Basel, and the Canton Graubunden.  
Instructors: Prof. Sigrid Miller Pollin (Architecture, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst), Prof. Sanjay R. Arwade (Civil Engineering, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Costs: Program fee of approximately $2700 plus additional estimated costs including international airfare of $1800 for a total of $4500.
Course info: 3 Credits, CE-ENGIN / ARCH-DES 538, syllabus, planned itinerary 

Other interesting information 
-Photographs from Prof. Arwade's recent trip to Switzerland
-What is structural art?
-Robert Maillart
-Le Corbusier
-Perspectives on the evolution of structures