Architecture and Extreme Environments

Master (2 years) of Architecture, 120 ECTS
Architecture, design and visual arts

Institution Royal Danish Academy - Architecture, Design and Conservation
Campus Copenhagen
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7000 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


This Master programme pursues to explore the intersection between architecture, technology, culture and environment. Through a site-specific approach, we aim to respond to present and future global challenges through 'research by design' and direct 'on-site involvement' in the form of active expeditions to remote world locations where prototypes are put to the test.

In close collaboration with local communities, science and manufacturers, this Master course engages with architectural performance, from component to building design, and the cultural impact of technology in our world through high-end design aesthetics.

We mediate our presence in our environment via design and technology, often disregarding the environmental impact. It is our intention to investigate the design potential in working with technology not only as a performance orientated design parameter, but also as a process charged with aesthetic potential and cultural implications with sustainable aims, from building scale all the way to detail.

Career Opportunities  

As a graduate, you have the possibility of working as an urban planner, an architect, furniture designer or landscape architect. You can also work as an industrial and graphic designer, depending on your chosen specialty. 

For additional information on career paths, please contact The Royal Danish Academy - Architecture, Design and Conservation: E-mail:


Applicants with a bachelor degree in architecture from a nationally recognized school of architecture are eligible for admission.

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Tuition Fee

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss degree students will be eligible to pay tuition fee. Students on an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

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Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01


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