ONLINE DESIGN EXPERIENCES

Online Design Experiences

To stay active, below is a list of websites that provide you with online design experiences.  These online design experience cater to all ages K-12.

So, if you have an interest in becoming an architect, consider enjoying these websites.

As well, continue to keep track of the updates on the summer architecture programs via the following:

Architecture Summer Programs

Architecture Summer Programs – Update

Architecture Foundation of Oregon: At-home lessons and activities on Architecture, Engineering and Design.

https://www.af-oregon.org/architects-in-schools/#student-parent-resources

Archkidecture: Established in 1996 to encourage visual literacy and explain math, science, and visual arts concepts to kids through the medium of architecture.

Boston Society of Architects: A curated list of resources for teachers and families to teach Architecture and Design to K-12 students

https://www.architects.org/covid-19-resources/parent-and-teacher-resources

Center for Architecture: Architecture at Home, a series of family-friendly activities offered in partnership with the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, gathers new activities and design challenges on our website, Facebook, and Instagram.

https://www.centerforarchitecture.org/k-12/resources/

Design Museum: A collection of design activities, resources, and challenges for all ages (and classrooms!).

Discover Design: DiscoverDesign.org is an online platform where students, teachers, and mentors come together to design solutions for real-world challenges.

https://discoverdesign.org/

DownCity Design: The Change Agent aims to expand access to the transformative tools of Design Thinking.

Foster + Partners

https://worldarchitecture.org/architecture-news/efhnf/foster–partners-launches-architecture-from-home-challenges-to-educate-children-during-lockdown.html

Foster + Partners has launched a new initiative for children, a series of activities are regularly shared to educate, entertain and inspire children during the lockdown. 

Frank Lloyd Wright: Teaching by Design provides a 21st century platform for educator online resources that are aligned with STEAM goals and emphasize cross-curricular themes.

https://www.teachingbydesign.org/lessons/

Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Classroom: The Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Classroom is a resource center developed by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s education department as a free online learning tool for K-12 students and virtual engagement for families.

K-12 Lab: K12 Lab Network inspires and develops the creative confidence of educators and supports education innovators catalyzing new models for teaching and learning.

https://dschool.stanford.edu/programs/k12-lab-network

National Building Museum: Continue your family’s learning beyond your visit to the National Building Museum. Engage your child and family in playful learning that is imaginative, constructive, and active. The resources below range from toddlers through elementary school, which you can make simpler or more complex based on your child’s age and ability.

Next.CC: NEXT.cc is an eco web that develops ethical imagination and environmental stewardship. NEXT.cc introduces what design is, what design does, and why design is important.

https://www.next.cc/

Next Great Architects: The Teaching Studio

Next Great Architects, LLC is a teaching studio which develops young people in architecture through design, history and appreciation.

Washington Architectural Foundation: The Washington Architectural Foundation remains committed to providing young people in the Washington area with early design education. Whether home from school trying to stay busy or seeking a fun and creative activity as a positive distraction, these online learning resources will encourage a discovery of the local built environment.

https://www.aiadc.com/onlinelearningforkids

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