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|Program Type:||Global Learning Faculty-led||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Language Prerequisite:||No||Fields of Study:||Agriculture, Architecture, Design, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Hospitality & Tourism, Sustainability|
ENVS : 437P (10 Credits)
Mediterranean Sustainable Planning Studio
Explore Mediterranean architecture and culture while performing fieldwork on the small coastal Kioni Village in Ithaca, Greece. This hands-on study abroad program will treat students as entry-level professionals.
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Nicholas Zaferatos is an associate professor of urban planning, and sustainable development at Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University. Since 2005 Zaferatos has directed many Mediterranean teaching and research programs in sustainable development. His programs partner with international universities including: United Nations University in Amman (Jordan), University of Patras (Greece), and the Hellenic American University in Athens, Greece.
Dr. Zaferatos’ work in Greece has received numerous international awards and recognitions, including the 2009 Green Good Design Award from The European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies and the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, the 2008 SETE National Honor Sustainability Award from the Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises, Athens and the 2006 sixth Honorific Mediterranean Sustainability Award from the Mediterrania Center D’Inciatives in Ecologiques, Spain.
His current research involves an application of sustainable development strategies to establish Mediterranean fair trade and equal trade olive oil economics.
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