Back to the Future: A Journey Through Egyptian Art and Architecture

egyptian-culture

Sessions will run daily from 9 am - 3 pm. 

Discover your inner architect this summer. From the ancient to the modern, embark on a guided tour of Egyptian art and architecture. You will utilize 2D and 3D modeling, coloring and freehand sketching to enhance your design thinking and sketching abilities. You will learn to think in three dimensions to create finished pieces from scratch. In this bootcamp, you will examine the artistic and architectural products of different Egyptian civilization eras and their influence on each other. Work with your team toward a final mini-exhibition, and advance your talents as a young architect.

Students aged 14+ years

No prior knowledge is needed

  • Identify the basic arts and architecture of different Egyptian civilization eras by identifying famous buildings/works of art belonging to different cultures.
  • Compare artistic and architectural products of different Egyptian civilization eras and decipher their influences on each other and on their own inventions.
  • See, read and understand a building or a piece of art and transfer this seen objects, be it art or architecture, by freehand sketches and 3D models.
  • Present the results of individual work and teamwork, formulate personal opinions, discuss and debate topics about architecture and art.

AUC will provide sketchbooks, colored canson sketchpads and collage paper (A4 and A3), pencils, erasers, sharpeners, aristo-triangles, wax crayons, chalk pastels, felt-tip markers, transparent papers, scissors, cutters, 15 and 30 cm steel rulers, glue sticks, glue tubes, old newspapers and magazines

AUC bus service is available for extra fees. Details on the schedule will be shared before the program start date

Accommodation is offered at AUC Residences in case needed

Heba Safey Eldeen

A professor of architecture and design at AUC and MIU. She is the director of the Architecture and Children Work Programme at the International Union of Architects and director of the House of Egyptian Architecture of the Ministry of Culture’s Cultural Development Fund. Among other activities, she organizes workshops, campaigns, training courses and awards for schools, institutions and individuals who help children and youth learn about the built environment, architecture, design, history, heritage and sustainability. Safey Eldeen is passionate about developing young architects to be.

Reason

Date

Terms

Program cancellation due to the Coronavirus situation Three weeks prior to the program start date 100% refund of program fees
Course cancellation due to low enrollment  Three weeks prior to the program start date 100% refund of program fees

Medical withdrawal

Prior to the program start date

100% refund of program fees

Visa denial

One week prior to the program start date

100% refund of program fees