Architecture for Kids

Sat. 30 Sep 2017  

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Architecture for Kids is an architecture club open for children age 4-16 in order to engage children in architecture, from design to ‘live’ build projects.

Architecture for Kids is an architecture club open for all children age 4-16 in order to engage children in architecture and all aspects of the built environment, from design to ‘live’ build projects.

The project aims are:

  1. Architecture through Play
  2. Getting to know in depth the local build environment
  3. Creating children's own connections to their community
  4. Highlighting the importance of the build environment in terms of heritage and the local history
  5. Encouraging kids to become active members of their community
  6. Nurturing observation skills, creative thinking, discussions, teamwork
  7. Developing various visual communication tools with physical permanent outcomes

The architecture club session will be offered at the Garnethill Multicultural Centre (GMC) in Glasgow to re-design the community centre under the aspect of way-finding and journey in order to create a permanent features of some design ideas within the building after the event.

Location

Garnethill Multicultural Centre (GMC)
21 Rose Street
GLASGOW G3 6RE
United Kingdom

11:00 - 15:00

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Organised by

University of Strathclyde
Department of Architecture
University of Strathclyde
75 Montrose Street
GLASGOW G1 1XJ
United Kingdom

The vision of the Department of Architecture at the University of Strathclyde is to become a worldwide leading provider of education and research in sustainable architecture and urban design. Its mission is to:

  • create an enabling environment conducive to critical inquiry and reflective design practice.
  • explore and disseminate knowledge through scholarly architectural and urban research and exemplary creative design production.
  • excel in design studio teaching and delivery of instruction while promoting a culture of scholarship and life-long learning.
  • advance and apply professional knowledge and expertise through effective international partnerships and service to the profession and society at large.

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