Recovering the Past to Create a More Sustainable Future: unique summer program in Italy returns for 2012

Sponsored by Architecture Canada | RAIC and the Department of Architecture at the University of Ferrara, Recovering the Past to Create a More Sustainable Future is offered from July 22 to 28, 2012. Do not miss out on this unique professional development program opportunity to visit, study and tour in Northern Italy.

The course will merge projects focused on architectural conservation in cultural environmental heritage as well as innovative projects with a focus on sustainable strategies, renewable energy, techniques and economic features relating to energy-efficient design. It also examines historical applications, current issues, emerging technological advances and provides technical information on restoration and renewable energies.

The cost of the program is $1,800 (double) or $2,000 (single), which covers the course, travel by private coach, and accommodations – including breakfast and free Wi-Fi. Airfare, lunch and dinner are not included.

A minimum of 15 participants are needed to ensure the program is held this year, so don’t delay and register today by e-mailing The deadline for registration is June 1, 2012.

For program details and the registration form, please visit or contact Wayne De Angelis, FRAIC at