In July 2011 two leading independent schools of architecture, the Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture, Chicago, and IE School of Architecture, Madrid/Segovia, will join forces to launch the IE/IIT Summer School in Madrid, one of Europe’s most dynamic capital cities. The intensive 8-day studio-based design workshop is open to enthusiastic Architecture undergraduate and master students worlwide. Using Madrid as a laboratory, participants will explore the architectural, urban, and environmental implications of density. Tutors from Chicago, Madrid, and Singapore, will use their own metropolitan backgrounds to enrich the potential evolution of Spain’s capital.
David Goodman is Studio Associate Professor of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology, and is a founding principal of R+D Studio, a Chicago-based architecture practice.
Jason Pomeroy is an award winning architect, master planner and director of International multi-disciplinary design practice, Broadway Malyan. He is an acknowledged expert in the field of sustainability and vertical urbanism and employs these skills in both practice and the lecture theatre.
Belinda Tato is an architect. Founding member of ecosistema urbano, an innovative agency focused on the understanding of the city as a complex phenomenon, from a point of view between architecture, urbanism, engineering and sociology.