Professor Patrick Charles leads a 3-credit Study Abroad program to Germany in Wintersession 2013, in Arch 430/530 Special Topics: München BAU2013: Sustainable Insights. ARCH530 München BAU2013- Sustainable Insights provides students with a unique opportunity to get a sense of where the future in sustainability is headed. Students will travel to München, Germany, to discover the city, its contemporary and historical architecture and urban design. Students will also visit BAU2013, München’s world-class biennial trade fair exhibit on construction materials and technologies, which exhibits occupy the equivalent of 15 football fields and which offer numerous public conference on subjects of innovative architecture as well as recent and future “Team Germany” Solar Decathlon submissions. Students will visit many recently completed ground-breaking buildings, and meet with the innovative architecture firms and engineering practices who designed them.