Leuphana is a dynamic public university in Northern Germany. The Leuphana Digital School serves as a platform for the University’s online education activities.
“ThinkTank – Ideal City of the 21st Century”.
In January 2013, Leuphana University ventured into global online learning with the launch of the Leuphana Digital School’s prototype course ThinkTank – Ideal City of the 21st Century” a “cost-and-barrier-free” academic platform that offered collaborative web-based learning led by distinguished scholars and experts. This new program introduced a fresh, unique approach to collaborative learning – a university project open to participants from all over the world, regardless of where they live and what they do.
closed first course ended
apr 28, 2013 prerequisites
Understanding that more than 3 billion people will be moving into cities over the next 40 years, participants enrolled in ThinkTank – Ideal City of the 21st Century” and worked in teams to design models for future living in urban centers under the direction of architect Daniel Libeskind. Participants worked to solve theoretical and practical assignments, critique the work of the other groups through commentary and evaluation, and translated their ideas of the ideal city into a final visualization.