SOS School of Sustainability
IsAn academy integrating education, research, and practice and combining the study of sustainable theory with a real project work experience. A community, a hub for the sharing of visions and knowledge moving toward a more sustainable future. A nexus for the exchange of ideas and experience between the academic and professional world.
OffersA First Level Professional Master's Degree in Sustainable Architecture and Design within the top-ranked MCA firm. A program focused on the application of sustainable architecture and design, from urban to product scale, from developing to advanced communities. The opportunity to work and network with high-level partners such as BMW Group, ARUP, Artemide, Unipol, Manni Group, Salvatore Ferragamo, IRIS Ceramica, Saib Spa.
Provide the highest quality practice-based experience to the next generation of professionals.Form sustainability experts and give them the tools and opportunities for professional development. Develop a culture of responsible and sustainable design methods, processes, and practices.
Master’s Program in Sustainable Architecture and Design
Program: Sustainable Architecture and Design
Issued by: UNINETTUNO International Telematic University
Credits: 60 CFU/ECTS
Intake: 2 intakes per year (September and January)
Duration: 12 months
Format: blended (online + 4 months of project work on campus)
The SOS Campus
The 1000 sqm structure is home to both SOS and the Milan branch of MCA Mario Cucinella Architects, allowing for collaborations on research and development of sustainable design between school and firm.
The headquarters lie in the Risorgimento neighborhood, on the East side of Milan, the historical and contemporary heart and soul of the city, a symbol of Made in Italy design.
An ample façade conceals four levels interconnected through wide galleries on each floor and with a central opening spanning from the bottom floor all the way up to the dominant skylight, at the center of the rooftop terrace.
Since childhood, my family gave me the values of attention to reduce, reuse and recycle waste, so I have always had a strong sensitivity towards environmental issues, convinced that doing my part was still a way, even if a small one, of making a positive contribution to the world in which we live. [...]
In 2019 I decided to apply to the School of Sustainability after five years of professional experience in global retail companies because I was lacking the match with my purpose and values. Working in a system that is primarily based on growth within a world of finite resources, I was questioning myself: Why am I doing this? [...]