Architecture at UC Berkeley

Learn from a licensed architect with over 40 years of extensive experience in architectural design

Summer Springboard program located on the campus of UC Berkeley

Program Highlights

Develop a proposal for a new downtown building by working through all the steps in the process, from drawings to computer assisted designs.
Design buildings, select materials and analyze the sustainability impact as you perform hands-on design simulations.
Prepare a portfolio of your final presentation, including hand drawings and digital scale models.
Visit professional firms and tour behind the scenes of local attractions to see the best examples of various architectural styles.

Residential Price: $4,998 USD (+ supplemental fees)

Extended Commuter Price: $3,398 USD (+ supplemental fees)

Commuter Price: $2,798 USD (+ supplemental fees)


Late June: June 20-July 2, 2021


University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Course Overview

Are you considering a career in architecture or design? The Summer Springboard architecture course for high school students introduces architectural ideas, design principles, and methods of exploring problems of the built environment in a collaborative studio setting.

Excursions at UC Berkeley – Students will visit Stantec, one of the world’s top-tier design engineering firms. At Mission Bay, Stantec is helping the University of California, San Francisco transform cancer care. In Golden Gate Park, they partnered to design the California Academy of Sciences, one of the world’s greenest museums.

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Summer Springboard Pre-College Summer Program