CASA, the Center for Architecture Sustainability + Art, directed by VT Architecture alumni Steve and Cathi House, is again offering a summer study abroad program in Mexico this year.

The 2016 CASA Mexico Study Abroad Program is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself into the architecture, culture, art, and history of Mexico, and to focus attention on your personal goals and perspective on your life as a creative person. Program dates are from May 26 through July 1, 2016. Click on the image below for a link to six (6) pages of information, including the program description, itinerary, accommodations and facilities, information about San Miguel de Allende and Mexico City, as well as information about Steve and Cathi House, who head the program.


Residential Architect, a journal of the AIA, has published an article, with an accompanying slideshow, about the CASA program. (Read article…)

The cost of the 2016 CASA summer program will be $3,800, which includes lodging, two meals per day, entry fees, and ground transportation. Airfare and travel insurance are not included.

San Miguel de Allende is a beautiful colonial town, declared a National Treasure by Mexico in 1926 and designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2008. In addition, “Conde Nast Traveler” magazine voted San Miguel de Allende the number one city in Mexico and the 7th best city in the world as a travel destination. Below is a 12 minute video entitled “El Corazon de Mexico” (The Heart of Mexico) about San Miguel de Allende. This video gives an excellent overview of this extraordinary town, highlighting its historic architecture and diverse culture.

Watch video here