Strategic Design Workshop for ADA new Campus in Shaki

Strategic Design Workshop for ADA new Campus in Shaki

ADA University School of Design and Architecture, in collaboration with Politecnico di Milano, introduces its first Certificate Program, "Strategic Design Workshop for ADA new Campus in Shaki" within Italy-Azerbaijan University initiative. 

The Executive Program is designed as a policy dialogue between stakeholders in historic site conservation, management, and responsible transformation. Shaki, a UNESCO site since 2019, is a city that has recently received significant attention due to the value of its built heritage and its potential strategic role. The Executive program intends to involve 20 architects in developing ideas and concepts for the new ADA University campus in Shaki. The project site is a central area comprising five historic villas and a recently built school building, set in a park of significant environmental value.

Program will be taught in English. All participants successfully completing the program will receive a certificate of participation and the best concept will be awarded at the final conference.

View full program description here.


1. Seminar on the Survey, Site visit and Discussion with the Stakeholders, 25-28 April, Shaki
2. Preparatory workshop and visits, June 29- July 6, Milan
3. Design week, September 2-6, Baku
4. Conference, October 4, Baku

Who can apply?

Graduated and experienced architects and researchers from private or public administration firms and enterprises. A bachelor’s degree in architecture/restoration/urban planning, English language skills, and design software skills are required.


The fee for the entire program is 1500 AZN. Participants are required to cover travel, accommodation, and personal expenses of Shaki and Milan modules in addition to the program fee. Please click here to view approximate travel and accommodation costs of Shaki and Milan modules. Travel related organizational facilitation to be provided by the organizers.


All interested candidates must complete the Online Application form available at this link: before April 18, 2024.

Required documents:

Contact us for more information:

Elshad Goyushov: or 994 51 201 15 11 

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