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The Center for Architecture

536 LaGuardia Place,
NY, NY 10012

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Studio@theCenter

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. 


Studio@theCenter architecture programs run Tuesday through Thursday, 9am-4pm at the Center for Architecture. Each week explores a different topic in architecture and design through art and building activities. Students bring their own lunch daily.


Programs are for students currently in grades 3-9. Classes are limited to 18 students; 10 students for Digital Design classes.

 

A limited number of need-based partial scholarships are available. To apply for a scholarship, submit your Scholarship Application, proof of financial need and also register online using the links below as a "Scholarship Applicant."

Your registration includes your acceptance of our Terms & Conditions.   Questions? email info@cfafoundation.org


Past Programs - School Vacation 2014

February 18-20, 2014
OLYMPIC GAME DESIGN: Two classes: (Grades 3-5); 

Students can bring home the excitement and action of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games by building a model of their favorite winter sport and turning it into a game that others can play. Olympic events such as alpine skiing, bobsledding, ski jumping and luge will provide the inspiration and we’ll equip students with the design and model-making skills needed to bring their ideas to life.


March 18-20, 2014
SKYSCRAPER DESIGN: (Grades 3-5)

Students will learn about structure and design of skyscrapers as they create their own individual models. A visit to the Skyscraper Museum to visit the Sky High exhibition will allow students to learn about present and future designs and view models of famous skyscrapers from around the world.

March 18-20, 2014

DIGITAL DESIGN: SKYSCRAPERS!  (Grades 6 - 9)

In this 3-day program held in the Center's computer lab, students in 6th - 9th grade will learn how to create their own 3D skyscraper designs using Sketch-Up. Students will also do some hand drawing and model making to help them connect their digital designs to the real world.  Program is limited to 10 students to allow for individualized instruction and pacing.


April 15-17, 2014
SKYSCRAPER DESIGN: (Grades 3-5)

Students will learn about structure and design of skyscrapers as they create their own individual models. A visit to the Skyscraper Museum to visit the Sky High exhibition will allow students to learn about present and future designs and view models of famous skyscrapers from around the world.


April 15-17, 2014

DIGITAL DESIGN: SKYSCRAPERS! (Grades 6-9)

In this 3-day program held in the Center's computer lab, students in 6th-9th grade will learn how to create their own 3D skyscraper designs using Sketch-Up. Students will also do some hand drawing and model making to help them connect their digital designs to the real world.  Program is limited to 10 students to allow for individualized instruction and pacing.


 
Past Programs - School Vacation 2013

 

March 19-21, 2013

TREEHOUSES (Grades 3-5)

Create your own fantastic model treehouse! Students will begin by crafting their own tree out of wood, wire and papier mache, then work with its unique arrangement of branches to build a one-of-a-kind treehouse, just the right size for a favorite toy or figure.