SB 19-Sustainability & Infrastructure

A Study Abroad Program on Sustainability & Infrastructure
in collaboration with University of Maryland

UMD Study Abroad Program on “Sustainability & Infrastructure”


Day Date Morning Afternoon Night
Saturday 16 March 2019 Arrival in Athens Site Visit: Likavitos  
Sunday 17 March 2019 10:00-13:00: Urban Walk1 Design Project Site Visit  
Monday 18 March 2019 10:00-14:00: Site Visit: Niarxos Foundation Opera House & Marina Flisvos 15:30-20:00: Design Projects: Infrastructure & Sustainability


21:00-23:00: Dinner & Greek Night2
Tuesday 19 March 2019 10:00-12:00: Site Visit: Head Office of the Technical Chamber of Greece 13:00-18:00: Site Visit: Zografou Campus & Lecture on Sustainable Mobility by Thanos Zestos, Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece 20:00-21:30: Dinner
Wednesday 20 March 2019 10:00-12:30: Site Visit: ATTIKO Metro – Construction Site & Exhibition 16:00-20:00: Design Projects: Infrastructure & Sustainability & Lecture by Ahmet Aydilek, Professor, University of Maryland, USA  
Thursday 21 March 2019 10:00-11:30: Site Visit: Olympic Stadium & Infrastructure


12:30-20:00: Site Visit: Syntagma Metro and Kalimarmaro Olympic Stadium


Design Projects: Infrastructure & Sustainability

Friday 22 March 2019 09:00-15:00: Design Projects: Sustainability & Infrastructure 15:00-20:00: Design Projects Presentations by teams


Saturday 23 March 2019 Island Cruise: Aigina, Poros, Hydra (includes lunch)
Sunday 24 March 2019 Departure from Athens
1 It includes the broader area of downtown Athens. Among other sites, it includes: Zappion, Syntagma Square, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Ancient Roman Agora and on Acropolis Hill: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and the Parthenon.

2 It includes traditional Greek music and dancing.