The College of Architecture, Art & Design from the American University of Sharjah hosts a hands-on workshop in which participants will use scrap material to create full-scale furniture prototypes.

The aim of this lecture and hands-on workshop is to foster awareness of sustainability, as only recycled materials will be used to design and fabricate full-scale furniture prototypes.

Participants will work with scrap wood and use facilities and tools from the Fab-Lab of the College of Architecture, Art and Design. They will be guided by tutors Prof. Camilo Cerro and Juan Roldan from the American University of Sharjah. Final pieces will be exhibited and documented at the end of the workshop.

This workshop is in collaboration with AUS Office of Sustainability.

Fees: 200 AED

Limited seats available. To register please send your portfolio, five images of creative work and Instagram link to jroldan@aus.edu .The selected participants will be chosen by a design jury composed of AUS CAAD Faculty.

About the College of Architecture, Art & Design at AUS
The reputation of the College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) has spread far beyond the shores of the UAE thanks to its world-class facilities and dynamic, highly qualified faculty.

The college offers five undergraduate programs in architecture; interior design; visual communication; multimedia design and design management. It also has a graduate program in urban planning. The curriculum in all programs is based on the North American model, which integrates liberal studies with professional education.

CAAD is committed to providing a comprehensive education that enables its graduates to make significant contributions to the Gulf region and the broader global community through conscientious participation in practice. It believes that good design results from a combination of three major elements: a deep understanding of culture; ethical engagement in society; and respect for the creative skills needed to establish a sustainable, built environment