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Innovative course combining architectural performance and sustainability

Written by FDM

The School of Architecture, Planning & Design (SAP+D) is launching the BIM Executive Master for Building Performance & Territorial Management within the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.

The goal of this program is to respond to the growing need for qualified professionals in the field of innovative practices for smart, resilient, and sustainable territories.

In an increasingly urbanized world, cities and metropolitan areas are poles of economic growth contributing nearly 60% of global gross domestic product. Since 2007, according to official UN statistics, more than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and this proportion is expected to increase to 60% by 2030.

Also according to these figures, at the continental level In Africa, the cities experiencing the same boom should observe a huge demographic explosion by 2050, registering an increase of 950 million inhabitants. In Morocco, the issue of town planning is now at the heart of the Kingdom’s development policy. Morocco has indeed been committed for more than a decade to a proactive policy of sustainable development through effective and sustainable territorial development.

To support national policy, and in line with the vision of Mohammed VI Polytechnic University which places research and innovation at the heart of its educational project, the School of Architecture, Planning & Design (SAP+D) is launching its Executive Master BIM for Building Performance & Territorial Management in partnership with WELEARN one of the precursors of Moroccan EdTech, develops SAP+D in a press release.

Set up from March 2022, this Master offers multidisciplinary training aimed at all professionals working on issues related to architecture, civil engineering, territories, and planning, in terms of strategy or enforcement, and practicing either in the public or private domain. Due to its part-time format, this Master’s is suitable for professionals, while remaining open to young graduates, thus laying a pedagogical basis for the exchange of experience, in order to enrich the career of professionals and sharpen young graduates’ knowledge.