Pre-Requisite: Completed Bachelor's Degree. This architectural fundamentals course is taught by the Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Design faculty; and is geared toward professionals and students interested in attending graduate architecture school. Through a series of virtual studio sessions and lectures, the course introduces students to a series of design approaches to conceptualize architectural investigations using the most current techniques, including in visualization. Students typically receive one-to-one technical instruction, such as on digital modeling, drawing representation, and rendering. The work will culminate in a virtual design exhibition with invited Pratt faculty and will be documented in an individually developed portfolio which prepares students to apply for graduate architecture school. Note: Completion of this course does not guarantee admission into Pratt's graduate architecture programs. For information on admission requirements, please visit the Graduate Departmental Requirements page.

July 1-29, 2024, Higgins Hall North
July 1-29, 2024, Online
The Architectural Mediums Primer is a two-week intensive studio workshop environment for incoming M. Arch, MS Arch, MS AUD and MLA students to prepare for future design studios at the GAUD. There are no prerequisites for this course and it is intended to facilitate a smooth transition for students of all levels and abilities. Throughout the two weeks, students will work through a series of exercises toward an architectural product. Taught by GAUD faculty, the course introduces computational and representational tools, as well as methods for outputting physical models, using fabrication techniques. This course is for enrolled first semester GAUD students who are strongly encouraged to take this course prior to commencing their Fall semester.

August 5-16, 2024, Higgins Hall North
August 5-16, 2024, Online
Tell a story in English. Create a digital portfolio documenting your language learning process and experiences outside the classroom on virtual and in-person class trips to museums, galleries, and other creative spaces throughout New York City. Improve the English of your design portfolio for college admission, or career advancement.

May 22, 2024 to August 1, 2024, Online