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Saturday Sequence Architecture Programs at CMU

March 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

The Spring K-12 Saturday Sequence will begin Saturday, February 23rd. Registration is now open. The 8-week program is held Saturdays through May 4 (with no sessions March 9, April 13, and April 20), from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm on the CMU campus, College of Fine Arts building. The fee for the full 8-week program is $195 per child. Multiple child discounts and scholarships are available.

Naturally Inspired Architecture, Grades K-3
Engage your child’s natural curiosity!  Architects and designers have long been inspired by the natural world. This architecture class explores natural forms and systems and how they help us to design our built environment.  Students will learn basic architectural vocabulary and skills.

Inspired Design, Grades 4-8
How did they think of that? From biological systems to geometric patterns, consider architecture’s many inspirations. Then, try your hand at some inspired designs of your own.  Students will build their design vocabulary and create architectural drawings and models.

Architecture Skills Workshops, Grades 9-12
This program explores the many dimensions of architectural study and helps students build a design portfolio.  Beginning with an introduction to architecture and concluding with a portfolio-building session, this program features 6 additional stand-alone workshops taught by CMU faculty, graduate students, and local design professionals.  Topics include drawing in various media, visual storytelling, an introduction to landscape architecture, and writing for architects.  Participants are required to attend the first and last sessions, and then may choose to attend as many of the workshops as they would like.

Venue

Carnegie Mellon University – College of Fine Arts Building
5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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Website:
https://soa.cmu.edu/architecture-explorations