Architecture in Urban Context


This certificate is focused on designing architecture in urban environments.

Students improve skills in technical and 3D drawings. They develop a project in an urban context, considering all the influences from the site and surroundings.
Furthermore students learn from case studies and from involvement with the host city. They analyze, evaluate and critique architectural projects in terms of their sustainability.

Course List


Core courses

*Some courses may require advanced skills. Please check for prerequisites of individual courses in the LdM Academic Catalog, or write to [email protected] for more information.

Sustainable Architecture 3 cr/90 hrs

Architecture in its Environment 3 cr/90 hrs

Public Space Design 3 cr/90 hrs

Track courses (students are required to choose two courses from the following)

Technical Drawing 3 cr/45 hrs

Architecture Studio: Special Topics 3 cr/90 hrs

Contemporary Architecture 3 cr/45 hrs


Computer lab equipped with the latest industry software and technologies

Classrooms equipped with design instruments

Continuously updated library of books and magazines

Material samples