106th ACSA Annual Meeting Proceedings, The Ethical Imperative

Studio Dilemma in Study Abroad Programs

Annual Meeting Proceedings

Author(s): Anthony Cricchio

Architecture study abroad programs in Rome are numerous among ACSA member schools. They range from short travel experiences to full degree programs. The programs which contain studio components are often in a dilemma. Do you keep a strong studio based environment where students work in the confines of a traditional studio space, or do you provide the opportunity for students to travel and study the environment which the city provides? The dilemma lies with the time that both activities take to be successful endeavors. The following describes a pedagogical approach that combines the strengths of both.

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