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    Harvard Graduate School of Design: Design Discovery Program


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: Six Weeks
    • Entering Grade: College
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Architecture
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 18, 19+
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Design Discovery is a six-week summer program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD). We welcome people—from recent high school and college graduates to seasoned professionals—who are considering a career in design or planning. 

    Exploring a new perspective, testing limits, expanding potential.

    These concepts are central to the design and planning professions—and central to what the Design Discovery program offers:

    • A chance to learn first-hand what it’s like to pursue an education and possibly a career in architecture, landscape architecture, or urban planning & design
    • A rigorous course of intensive studio work, lectures, workshops, critiques, and field trips—sometimes social, and sometimes solitaryAn immersive culture that is challenging, rewarding, and exhilarating
    • An unparalleled opportunity to explore possibilities