contemporary architectural envelopes

Undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by the University iuav of Venice:

Level II Postgraduate Specialisation Programme (in Italian Master)


a.y. 2019-2020


scientific head Massimo Rossetti


venue Universitą Iuav di Venezia, Partner


course length annual


starts/ends from November 2019 to November 2020


available seats 15


registration fee € 50,00


matriculation fee € 5.000,00 + stamp duty (virtual)


admission application deadline 27 September 2019 – h 12:00


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The Postgraduate Specialisation Programme addresses issues related to the design, production, installation, and maintenance of a contemporary architectural envelope and its relationship with the formal aspects of the architectural project.

The Programme directs attention to the evolutionary development of the architectural

envelope, the types of curtain walls, and the main materials; it then deals with the technical / normative aspects (static / constructive, thermal, light and acoustics, resistance and reaction to fire, production and installation, maintenance, financial evaluation); and finally with issues related to innovation and the “frontier” (shielding, BIM, recycling and reuse of components, energy certification).



For didactic and educational contents: Massimo Rossetti

For administrative information (admissions, fees, matriculation, etc.):