CASA, the Center for Architecture Sustainability + Art, directed by VT Architecture alumni Steven and Cathi House, is again offering a summer study abroad program in Mexico this year.
The 2017 CASA Mexico Study Abroad Program is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the architecture, culture, art, and history of Mexico, and to focus attention on your personal goals and perspective on your life as a creative person. Program dates are from May 25 through June 30, 2017. Click on the image below for a link to six (6) pages of information, including the program description, itinerary, accommodations and facilities, information about San Miguel de Allende and Mexico City, as well as information about Steven and Cathi House, who head the program. Students interested in participating in the 2017 CASA Summer Mexico Program should contact House + House.
Residential Architect, a journal of the AIA, has published an article, with an accompanying slideshow, about the CASA program. (Read article…)
San Miguel de Allende is a beautiful colonial town, declared a National Treasure by Mexico in 1926 and designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2008. In addition, “Conde Nast Traveler” magazine voted San Miguel de Allende the number one city in Mexico and the 7th best city in the world as a travel destination. Below is a 12 minute video entitled “El Corazon de Mexico” (The Heart of Mexico) about San Miguel de Allende. This video gives an excellent overview of this extraordinary town, highlighting its historic architecture and diverse culture.