Summer Program. Drawing Architecture in Spain. May-June 2018

Purpose of the Summer Course

This four-week course is dedicated to architects, students of Architecture and persons interested in deepening their knowledge of Spanish design. It is an intensive course of drawing techniques, history and theory of architecture, which focuses on classical Spanish architecture and in the similarities between Latin American and European architectural traditions.

This program offers a unique starting ground to study History of Architecture. Students sketch up in the most suggestive places in Spain: Plazas, patios and gardens, and also visit the most outstanding cathedrals and monuments representative of different architectural styles and periods.


The course involves memorizing the essential elements of classical architecture by drawing ancient buildings and its detail which will also provide an intensive training in sketching historical monuments. Theoretical classes will be held in situ to teach the historical development of architecture and the European cultural context.


Beginning: Barcelona, Monday, May 22th 2018.

Intensive course: From May 22th to June 18th.

May 22 th – 29 th: Barcelona, Pamplona, Bilbao  

May 30 th – June 5 th: Ávila, Segovia, Salamanca, El Escorial, Toledo

June 6 th – 12 th: Sevilla, Córdoba

June 13 th – 18 th: Córdoba, Granada

Closedown: Granada, Saturday, June 18th 2016


42 hours of theoretical subjects, 78 hours of drawing practice, and 40 hours of practical classes, visits and trips around Spain.

Basic subjects: History and Culture in Spain, Sources of the Spanish Architecture, Patios, Plazas and Spanish gardens, Architectural Drawing and Sketches.

Fees: 3.500€

The course includes accommodation in Barcelona, Pamplona, Valladolid, Ávila, Córdoba and Granada; transportation, insurance and entrance tickets to the monuments and buildings mentioned in the program.

Students will have free time on weekends to travel to the locations according to the schedule.

Application deadline

April 11th, 2018.

Information and Registration

Information about cost and registration, as well as other useful information: Dibujando Arquitectura en España.

Contact: masters_etsa@unav.es