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ONLINE Architecture at Home: Skyscrapers at Center for Architecture

ONLINE Architecture at Home: Skyscrapers

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  • Mar. 09, 2021 through Mar. 12, 2021, Tuesday, 4-4:45pm; Friday, 11-11:45am
  • Center for Architecture
  • 536 LaGuardia Place, New York
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Learn more about architecture and design from the comfort of your own home with this free, live, and online Architecture at Home workshops led by Center for Architecture educators. Each 45-minute session explores an architectural topic through virtual tours, interactive lessons, and discussions, and gets kids started on a design project they can complete on their own with easy-to-find materials. All Architecture at Home events require a device with internet connection and camera. Workshops are FREE and are open to all at-home learners, families, and youth ages 5+.  Skyscrapers are incredible structures! Learn about the structural systems that support tall buildings as we look at different examples of skyscrapers from around the world. Discover the forces at work by building a skyscraper’s structural frame using toothpicks, marshmallows or gumdrops, and spaghetti.

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About Center for Architecture

536 LaGuardia Place

New York, NY

212-358-6133

  • Standard hours: Monday–Friday, 9am–8pm; Saturday, 11am–5pm

  • The Center for Architecture is a a public gallery space committed to advancing an understanding of the field and a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting a broader appreciation of the built environment through educational programs and scholarship. Our programs engage young people, families, teachers, and community members in contemporary topics in the built environment. They provide visual tools that inspire participants to think critically about the physical world around them.