Want to develop the skills to design places people love, that are beautiful, sustainable, and economically successful? This one-week residential course is your chance to learn from leading experts in urban design and architecture.

What does the course cover?

  • Core principles of urban design and architecture: Understand what makes places thrive and create walkable, mixed-use neighbourhoods that foster community.
  • English vernacular design: Explore traditional building styles and adapt them for the 21st century.
  • Hand drawing and sketching: Master the art of visualising your ideas with confidence.
  • Community engagement: Learn how to involve residents in the design process for successful outcomes.
  • Sustainable design: Discover techniques for creating places that are good for the environment and future generations.

Who should attend?

  • Early career professionals in construction and related fields.
  • Undergraduates and school leavers interested in the built environment.
  • Anyone passionate about creating better places to live.

Key benefits

  • Expert-led instruction: Learn from renowned practitioners like Dr. James Armitage and Nicholas Boys Smith.
  • Interactive workshops: Apply your knowledge through hands-on exercises and group projects.
  • Beautiful setting: Immerse yourself in the charming town of Sherborne, Dorset.
  • Connect with fellow industry professionals and expand your business network.

Find out more

To find out more visit the official web page for this course.