Monthly Archive: April 2014

“The Value of Design: Enhancing Education Through Architecture”

What contribution can and must architecture provide in order to enable better learning in the school system? This question was at the heart of the conference held by the American Institute of Architects Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) under the title “The Value of Design: Enhancing Education through Architecture” was hosted this year on 4/27/2014 in Barcelona.


Professional delegation from the French elite university “Mines Paris Tech”

As part of a two-day excursion, the Innovation Academy organized a visit to Freiburg with Frey Architekten to visit local development projects and understand the green technology behind them. The group consists of 29 students and 3 teachers from the French elite university Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris (in short: Mines ParisTech).

The Mines Paris Tech was founded as far back as 1783 on the orders of Louis XVI. It is one of the founding members of the Institute for Science and Technology (Paris Tech), a group of eleven different technical universities.