The Center for Architecture promotes public understanding and appreciation of architecture and design through educational programs for K-12 students and teachers, families, and the general public.

Our programs take place at the Center for Architecture and in schools and community sites throughout the New York metropolitan area.

Sponsors

K-12 educational programs are supported, in part, by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council, Con Edison, and The Laura B. Vogler Foundation, and generous donations from Annie Tirschwell / Type A Projects, LaPlaca Cohen, and Murray Engineering.

Educational Resources

Activities

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Nurture your budding architect through free, online architecture-themed activities. These short, easy to follow design projects use simple materials to get kids exploring. These materials can be used individually or even in a classroom setting.

Teen Resources

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Discover architecture and design resources and learning opportunities available for students in grades 9–12.