University of New Mexico (UNM): Rome- Building Design And Analysis: Italian And Greek Historical Perspectives Regarding Sustainability And Refurbishment

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  • Location(s): Rome, Italy
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad

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This is a two part program:June 1st -16th in Italy and June 16th - July 1st in Greece. Students may participate in one or both programs. Italy:This course provides an overview of the history of infrastructure construction techniques in Europe with... read more

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This is a two part program:June 1st -16th in Italy and June 16th - July 1st in Greece.

Students may participate in one or both programs. 

Italy:This course provides an overview of the history of infrastructure construction techniques in Europe with an emphasis on Italian techniques.  The integration of international sustainable practices will be evaluated and demonstrated through literature review, lectures, and site tours.  The methods for practical application of the European techniques on US construction sites, will be incorporated into all presentations.

Greece: This course provides an overview of the history of architectural design and site design and sustainability in Mediterranean see area and focused in Greece. The understanding of site, purpose, materials, building techniques and cultural sustainability will be studied thru lectures, examples and site tours from Antiquity and Contemporary architecture. This course will examine all levels of design and its implementation. Teaching of Architectural elements that create what we see daily.

For information about the Italy program contact: Dr. Mark Russell at russ1307@unm.edu

For information about the Greece program contact: Dr. Efthimios Maniatis at maniatis@unm.edu

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
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University of New Mexico (UNM) Scholarships

In keeping with the intentions of the UNM Board of Regents, this program is designed to increase the number of UNM students able to participate in credit-granting international programs, and to heighten international awareness and expertise among students and the public. Grantees will be encouraged to share their knowledge and experiences upon return within the university community, as well as with communities and organizations in New Mexico and beyond. In this effort, GEO seeks to identify and assist meritorious students who might otherwise not be able to afford study abroad, to assist non-traditional students and underrepresented groups, and to promote study abroad in non-traditional languages and cultural areas. Grants from GEO for undergraduate UNM students to study abroad. Approximately $1,000 for a semester or $500-800 for a short-term program.

$500-1,000

Deadlines:
Fall Semester or Academic Year: April 15 Spring Semester or Calendar Year: October 15 Summer: March 15 Spring Break: February 1 Winter Break: November 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
You are eligible to apply if you are: An undergraduate, degree-seeking UNM student; In good academic standing at UNM; Planning to participate in an approved UNM study abroad program, such as international exchange, short-term or faculty-led international course, intensive language study, independent study, international internship, service-learning program, etc; Able to demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to applicants studying in non-English speaking countries. Grants may not be deferred; if you are awarded a grant but decide to postpone your study abroad, you will have to submit a new grant application.

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