Studio@theCenter: Digital Design: Skyscrapers (Grades 6-8) February
Young people explore architecture through design projects, field trips and building activities during these 3-day programs at the Center for Architecture, held during winter and spring school vacations. Programs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
When: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21
Where: Center for Architecture
536 LaGuardia Place
New York, NY
February 21-23, 2017
This design studio introduces students to SketchUp, a fun and free 3D computer modeling program. Around the world, skyscrapers are being built taller than ever before, in shapes that have never been seen. Learn about some of these new innovative projects and then work to design your own skyscraper using SketchUp. Students will create an animated walk-through of their design and take their project home on a flashdrive.
Studio@theCenter architecture programs run Tuesday through Thursday, 9am-4pm at the Center for Architecture. Each week explores a different topic in architecture through art and building activities, design challenges and related field trips. Programs are for students currently in grades 3-8. Classes are limited to 16 students; 10 students for Digital Design classes. Students bring their own lunch daily.