Ecocamp: Architecture of Ecotourism in Cold Climate Area

The 2022 edition of the Summer School Ecocamp: Architecture of Ecotourism in Cold Climate Area is organized to offer 4 ECTS (72 academic hours), targeting an audience of Bachelor and Master and PhD with a background in architecture. The program is planning to be organized offline.

July 4 – 15, 2022

Program description

Participation in the Summer School provides young architects with an opportunity to visit a unique place – Kotlin Island, situated 30 km west from St. Petersburg, to know more about the history of the place, to see the combination of fortification system and the unique nature and develop an ecological tourist complex for this place using professional guidelines.


***Please note, this program, including classes and professors, is subject to change. A final program will be available later.

The first part of the program (3 days) is theoretical. It includes several lectures and excursions. Lecturers with many years of experience and young researchers of SPbGASU will tell about the relevance of ecological architecture and its engineering peculiarities. The important part of the program is the survey of the project place. We will go to Kotlin island by bus and return on the board of the ferry straight to the center of St. Petersburg.

The second part is practical (7 days). Participants under the guidance of the Summer School teachers, will develop the architectural projects of an eco-friendly tourist complex, a residential tourist module and will design the architectural environment. At the end of the course students will present their results at a round table with the participation of experts.

The work will be organized in international teams. In addition, students will learn about the peculiarities of the educational process and practical work in the field of Architecture and Construction in Russia. Special lectures will be held on this topic.


English and Russian

Who can apply

Bachelor, Master and PhD students in the field of architecture and engineering

Participation in the Summer School will give you the opportunity to:

  • discover ecological architecture
  • obtain new knowledge
  • develop new skills in the field of architectural design
  • study under the guidance of experienced specialists
  • work in an international team
  • expand the network of professional contacts

Program Intensity


Tuition fee

450 euro


  • No visa is required (CIS citizens)/the applicant has Russian visa – June 20, 2022

Summer School Manager

Aleksandra Eremeeva, PhD in Architecture, Associate Professor of SPbGASU

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