Introduction to Model Programs
Each of the four model programs prepares young technologists to leap into the twenty-first century.
For Japanese universities, this architectural curriculum is unique. Students acquire practical techniques for wooden architecture, and training covers a wide range of subjects: how wood materials perform, an introduction to joining/binding, and wood processing.
Students build real structures from exercises that reinforce a wide range of techniques; they also acquire a wide range of skills, like building diagnosis and preservation, and start with reinforced concrete and steel structures as well as temporary constructions.
Students learn internal and external finishing techniques to protect buildings from weather. Students acquire a wide range of skills, from landscaping to understanding interior equipment, and they begin paint finishing and wet finishing structures.