1st Level Master of Politecnico di Milano, managed by POLI.design, Consortium of the Politecnico di Milano
The Master focuses, therefore, on tackling design issues where the buildings are meant both as temporary products and as buildings in conversion of use, for which it is required an integrated approach typical of industrial design and construction design at the same time. In this approach it is possible to recognize economies of scale, repetition and series as well as compositional, expressive and technological qualities of traditional building sector.
In such a perspective of development, the designer, architect or industrial designer, is expected - in order to interface effectively with other professionals - to have skills in the production on large scale, standardization and compatibility of components and systems. These typical aspects of Industrial Design can be integrated with the educational background of Architecture.
The theme of the Master has an international ranging, is held in English and participants come from all over the world. At the same time, is deeply rooted in the culture of Italian design and architecture.
The ID4A Master educational aim is to train professionals skilful at developing high quality projects in the field that ranges over the architectural layout and the efficiency of the building components.
The Master has also the objective of completing the training of designers, extending their expertise and problem solving skills with the culture and tools typical of Industrial Design. This aim is sought through an educational course that integrates theoretical knowledge with design studios,vocational activities such as visits to companies and practices and meeting with professionals, and the mandatory internship in architecture and design practices or companies of the building sector.
The Master course aims at answering to the ever-changing job market, that demands professionals able to work within contexts where multidisciplinary skills are useful and appreciated. The Master ID4A trains designers able to operate on different canvas and to tackle the challenges of the integrated design into diverse national and international realities of the building sector.
Politecnico di Milano, University Master Diploma in “Industrial Design for Architecture”. The master entitles participants to 60 CFU credits (university training credits) recognized both in Italy and abroad.