The Institute of Design Technologies of Riga Technical University (Latvia) is happy to invite students from all over the world to join the Summer School 'A Journey Beyond the Traditional Wooden Craft and Art' that will take place in Riga and Ligatne from 21-28 August, 2016.
The topic of the Summer School is related to wooden design and woodcraft.
The Summer School offers a programme consisting of lectures, workshops, presentations and discussions, company site visits, countryside visits, guided excursions and exciting parties.
The programme will be conducted by a local team – designers, artists, technologists, designing engineers and invited experts.
In addition to the lecture programme, practical work in groups will be carried out providing the possibility to work with historical woodworking tools and design wooden products.
The deadline for submitting the application is prolonged to 15 June 2016.
Prerequisites for application include having finished at least one year of studies by the time the Summer School starts, fluent English language skills, as well as interest in wooden design.