Princes Foundation Summer School

Starts: Monday, 9th July 2018 - 9.00am

Ends: Monday, 30th July 2018 - 5.00pm

Location: London

About this event

Over three weeks each year the Prince’s Foundation runs a Summer School enabling participants to develop their knowledge of traditional architecture, design, building and repair techniques and how these can be applied in the 21st century.

The crafts and architecture Summer School teaches how traditional building repair techniques can be applied to meet the challenges of the 21st century. It’s an intensive three-week course, aimed at architects, developers, builders and craftspeople who are interested in building crafts and architecture, and how these factors respond to the local identity of historic contexts in a timeless and ecological way. 

The programme is based at The Prince’s Foundation’s headquarters in Shoreditch, London’s creative quarter, and at the Dumfries House Estate in Ayrshire, Scotland – one of Britain’s most beautiful stately homes, saved by the intervention of HRH The Prince of Wales in 2007.

Read the full programme here.

How to book

Professionals: £3750

UK students: £1875

Including tuition, materials, accommodation, travel and most meals.

If you are an international student or institution interested in your students attending the Summer School please contact us using the details below.

To apply or find out more about the programme, please contact: Lauren Banks, Programme Coordinator

E: [email protected]

T: 020 7613 8582



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