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Architecture for 12 – 14 Year Olds

Nottingham Trent University
Course summary
1 week
375 GBP excl. VAT
English
Full time
Nottingham
Next available date: 03/08/2020 10:00 - Nottingham
Last application: 02/08/2020
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Course description

Architecture for 12 – 14 Year Olds

This summer course explores creative thinking and advanced technologies that are used by architects and architecture students today.

In addition to talks and demonstrations, you’ll be set projects that you’ll work on in groups, presenting your ideas in 2D as well as simple 3D models - to give you a taste of what it’s like to work in industry.

There’ll be short, quick projects to test your creativity, and a longer, more involved project to present (in teams or individually) on the final day that responds to a place in the city.

This main project will allow you to present using your preferred method, whether through drawing, model making, words, photographs, collage or other.

The course will introduce you to contemporary approaches to design, with ingenious projects that will develop your awareness of how designers are shaping the modern world we live in.

During this course you will:

  • investigate current building projects in the UK and around the world
  • learn about the various stages of idea generation and design development that professionals must go through
  • go on excursions to see local projects in progress, as well as talks from guest speakers about their work
  • gain experience of new technologies such as scanning whole buildings and using virtual, augmented reality software, and learn how these tools are being used by design and heritage professionals.

What will you gain?

This will be an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the built environment and create new work for your portfolio.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Anyone can enrol so long as they’re aged 12, 13 or 14 and have read the course description, and a parent/guardian has read the booking terms and conditions.

Level: Beginner

Entry requirement: You should have an enthusiasm for the subject and an eagerness to explore new ways of working and share your ideas.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Certificate of Attendance

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Nottingham Trent University Creative, Language and Built Environment Short Courses One of the largest and most popular universities in the UK, Nottingham Trent University (NTU) provides beginners, improvers and professionals the opportunity to expand skills and knowledge by attending a short...


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