SOS is 

  • a professional school aimed at recent graduates to build experience in a setting that integrates education, research and practice.
  • a comprehensive program, combining principles with a practice-based approach to the design and application of the most advanced methods, processes and tools.
  • a training opportunity distinguished by its main focus on the application of sustainable architecture, from urban to product scale, from developing to advanced communities.

Our Vision: to Design the Future 

  • to advance a humanistic approach in architecture and urban design while addressing our present and future challenges
  • to advance architecture’s cultural, social, economic and environmental impact, relevance and value
  • to define processes of transformation for a sustainable world and lead systemic change through collaboration


To Define the Future 

  • of professional education through a revolutionary model of integrated education / research / practice
  • of practice by transforming the professional development path and changing to an open and shared culture
  • of the profession by repositioning architects through innovative and intelligent driven strategies

To Imagine a future where 

  • the intelligent investment of design positions us as global experts, leaders and stewards of the environment
  • design delivers outstanding quality that is responsive and sustainable
  • all stakeholders are involved from the initiation of the project
  • decisions are performance-based and value-driven
  • all communications throughout the design and building process are clear, concise, open, transparent and trusting
  • outcomes are innovative and visionary