The core BA programme “Architecture and Urbanism” is based upon international experience in architectural education and it is unique for Ukraine. The students master the basic competences in architecture and project work through on-going practice and design of individual projects in the Studio, which provides a realistic project work environment for architects.
One-year preparatory course to get acquainted with architecture and urbanism. The course focuses on the basic humanitarian challenges and crucial architectural skills. The students acquire theoretical and practical skills, gradually master unique disciplines and create their own projects.
A course for teenagers in architecture, graphics and aesthetics, urbanism and spatial thinking. The studios plunge the students into project work and team work, get them interested in architecture and provide an opportunity to make their first creative projects.
“Ukraine’s heritage before the challenges of war”. A presentation by Iryna Matsevko at a workshop, the Birkbeck School of Arts
📌 May 24, 18:00 BST
Birkbeck School of Arts
Dr. Iryna Matsevko, a Deputy Vice-Chancellor of KhSA, tool part in the event Ukrainian Architecture Heritage: Modenism, Identity and Survival, organized by ASSC, Birkbeck’s School of Arts. Three experts have raised awareness of Ukraine’s architectural history, the threat it is currently under, and possibilities for the future.
Difficult and Complex Heritage of Ukraine: lessons not learnt in understanding the past and new challenges of war
Like most post-Soviet countries, Ukraine has gone through a difficult (re)discovery of its own heritage, emerging after the collapse of the socialist bloc and the Soviet Union. Still, after 30 years of independence, Ukraine is facing many acutely unresolved issues, which keep it stuck in the vicious circle of conflicting and competing aspects of heritage. These “lessons not learnt” in understanding the past are now overlapping with the new challenges of war. What is our current benchmark? What is our response to the destruction of heritage? What do our discussions and decisions during the war time imply? Will the burden of our undiscovered heritage allow us to tackle our post-war work with the heritage?