For professional development, CCA offers a series of one-week summer architecture workshops, an urban mobility course in building a bicycle frame, and classes/workshops customized to meet a company's specific needs.
Architecture Formations Summer Workshops
The Formations Summer workshops are offered for college and graduate students, professionals, and members of the broader architectural community.
Led by CCA Architecture faculty, these workshops expose students to innovative methods and techniques of digital modeling, physical modelmaking, computational design, and digital fabrication.
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Student Tuition for one-week workshop: $395 (Students must bring their student ID to class on the first day)
Professional Tuition for one-week workshop: $595
Please choose the appropriate course section according to your status as a current student (e.g., Intro Digital Modeling/Student) or working professional (e.g., Intro Digital Modeling/ProfDev).
Urban Mobility Program
CCA's Urban Mobility Program offers summer courses in bike frame-building techniques.
Four-week summer program
July 5-29, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuition: $3,400 + $50 summer registration fee
Making Architecture is a four-week, 3-credit, full-time summer program for high school graduates, college students, college graduates, inspired professionals, and career changers considering graduate education or a career in architecture.
Led by CCA Architecture faculty, students participate in an intensive design studio that introduces techniques and skills in drawing, model-making, and critical thinking that are central to architectural design.
Students enrolled in Making Architecture benefit from CCA Architecture’s signature expertise in technological innovation, digital craft, and creative experimentation with exposure to cutting-edge technologies of 3D modeling, digital fabrication, and robotic drawing.
Customized Programs for Companies
CCA's Office of Special Programs can design customized classes/workshops to develop and strengthen employee skills within your company.
Customized programs have included
- An Ideation Sketching class, for the design team of a national clothing and accessories retailer, scheduled Friday afternoons on our San Francisco campus
- Software-specific workshops, for designers from a national paper products and gifts retailer, scheduled in a two-day workshop format during the week on our Oakland campus
- Two- and three-day Sustainability Practices workshops for fashion industry professionals
In addition to developing the curriculum, we can also make arrangements for food and beverages to ensure the success of your company's offsite experience.
To discuss customized programming for your company, please contact Dean of Special Programs Nina Sadek: 510.594.3773, email@example.com.