International architecture&design Festival

**hostel accommodation sold out**

**self-construction workshop sold out**

IAHsummer2018 is a creativity and urban regeneration festival.
Young architects and designers will live an experience of a network, interaction with the territory, and fun.
During the festival young emerging professionals and experts will give lectures on architectural design, self-construction and communication.

IAHsummer2018 will be the place where social innovation, regeneration, architecture and design meet

Where and When

IAHsummer18 workshop will take place at Ostello del Sole” Lecce from 1st to 8th August 2018 and will involve young people split into teams and followed by tutors.


IAHsummer2018 edition is divided into 3 workshops:

Architectural Design

The architectural design workshop participants will study the design topics identified by Lecce’s coastal areas regeneration program. The architectural design workshop consists of an initial concept phase, followed by a phase of detailed design and production of technical drawings.

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The self-construction workshop will be focused on the construction of installations for the regeneration of San Cataldo’s waterfront, in Lecce. The installations will be built in the area in front of Ostello del Sole to experiment an alternative use of the promenade. The self-construction workshop starts with a preliminary project that is detailed and built by the participants.

EFFIMERO #lab1 > 10 self-construction workshop participants will design lighting modules inspired by luminarie (lighting installations typical of southern Italy)

ECO-STATION #lab2 > 10 self-construction workshop participants will design and build of an experimental installation to rethink the visual and functional identity of the public transportation stop on the seafront of San Cataldo

SCC2018 winning PROJECT #lab3 > 10 self-construction workshop participants will build the winner project of the Self-Construction Competition

IAHspecialEdition winning PROJECT #lab4 > 10 self-construction workshop participants will build INCONTRARSEA, the winning project of IAHspecialEdition, a three-day workshop in Milan.

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The communication workshop participants will work side by side with the other two workshops in order to create a graphic and visual identity of the projects.

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During the 8 days of the workshop at the “Ostello del sole” IAH will offer an ideal holiday for architecture lovers. It’s a great opportunity for all the participants to socialize and meet people with similar interests.
Parties and music shows will take place at the sea, beach and also in the pinewood of the campus so as to enjoy your stay in Salento.
Among the foreseen initiatives there will be concerts, happy hours, artistic works, architectures panels, tours and sightseeing, and a final exhibition of all the realized works.

Participation fee

***we extended the booking period. You can join IAHsummer2018 until July 24th***

prezzi camping

The packages include 7 days of training, 7 days of overnight stay, one meal a day for 7 days, material for designing and building, insurance, certificate of attendance. Some optional events are not included in the packages.

We add self-arranged accommodation package, this option includes: workshop admission fee, one meal a day for 7 days, material for designing and building, insurance, certificate of attendance. Overnight accommodation (of any kind) is not included.

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Upcoming Workshops

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