Since 2006, the Urban Islands program has hosted emerging architects and firms from Chile, Costa Rica, Denmark, England, Germany, India, Japan, Peru and the USA. Befitting its location on Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbor, the program is constructed as an immersive experience, with high expectations on both studio leaders and their students. A collaborative and productive culture is central to the program, informed by participation in an array of events: site visits, installations, presentations, lectures, symposia and the closing day installations and reviews on the island.
Applications for this year’s program are now open, and international applicants are encouraged. The program itself runs from 11-23 July, in Sydney, Australia.
Check out the Urban Islands website for more—and, if you do it, let me know how it goes.