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Stone Design

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Course

In today’s reality, the designer at an international level is confronted with the “stone” both in design and in the architectural design of new buildings and open spaces, both in the actions of redevelopment and restoration of existing buildings, in the design of interiors and objects of use; he can be involved in the recovery of environmental contexts modified by mining activities; he can intervene with specialized technical knowledge in the process of production and design of buildings.e.

The course provides a highly specialized training on topics regarding the use of stone material in contemporary design.

Didactics

Frequency

200 hours, to which is added an optional internship of 500 hours.

Training objectives

The course is aimed at students and professionals who intend to compete with the features of an ancient tradition material, which has now several forms of usage and different production technologies.

Didactic Plan

The course will address the following issues:

  • the use of stone in the ancient and modern architecture, its structural, decorative and symbolic uses and values;
  • the use of stone in world architecture in different geographical and environmental contexts;
  • types of stone materials, their physical, chemical and mechanical properties;
  • the excavation and processing of stone materials, main productions in the Italian territory, products on the international market;
  • the use of the products, complementary materials;
  • the restoration of stone materials and the consolidation of stone structures;
  • restoration projects of buildings made of stone;
  • the design of open spaces of collective use with the use of stone materials;
  • the design of buildings with the use of stone materials;
  • the design of interior spaces with the use of stone materials;
  • the project of objects made of stone
  • the environmental and landscape recovery of quarries, the design of landscape and environment, environmental pollution and disposal systems;
  • legislation.

Employment Opportunities

The final aim is to train professionals specialized in design and stone architecture, with high technical-creative skills, good cultural and historical knowledge and specific execution capabilities in the different phases of the design process.

Admission

Requirements

The course is aimed at students and professionals who intend to compete with the features of an ancient tradition material, which has now several forms of usage and different production technologies.

Price

The course costs € 5.800 + VAT (22%).
Reductions are available to cover part of the registration fee.
The reductions are not cumulative.

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