Young Professionals & Student workshop in Irkutsk.
For Participants and Assistants
International urban planning workshop of Baikal winter university from February 1st to February 24th 2013 on the topic: Modernization of the city environment - Formation of a system of public and recreational spaces in the city
Applications are open to students and young professionals under thirty and of all nationalities.
Inspired by the urban planning and design workshops of Les Ateliers Internationaux de Cergy-Pontoise, Irkutsk State Technical University has been holding international workshops for fourteen years, gathering in Irkutsk (Siberia, Russia) young people of all nationalities and various academic backgrounds such as urban planning, architecture, economics, engineering, sociology, environmental management, design and the arts.
For three weeks, participants work in teams to develop concrete proposals and identify future leads of development for the city of Irkutsk and its region and suggest strong actions adapted to the problems that the city is facing. At the end of the workshop, the teams present their proposals to an international jury involving national and international experts, elected local representatives, professionals and decision makers from the world of design and architecture, as well as teachers and researchers .
The 2013 session will focus on the modernization of public spaces in Irkutsk and the design of new places of exchange and sharing for the inhabitants of the city. Irkutsk has been suffering for many years from a deterioration in the quality of its public and green spaces and places for recreation for the inhabitants, encouraged to seek those spaces outside of the city.
Participating to Irkutsk Baikal Winter University workshop is a unique opportunity that allows participants to work on formulating real proposals for the city, evolve in an international and multi-disciplinary context, make a first step in the professional world after having completed an academic training, be part of a global network of young professionals, be accompanied in their production by experts from all continents, and discover the exceptional environment of the Baikal lake.
The workshop is also looking for assistants to prepare the organization of the 2013 session, do not hesitate to apply!
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