Use the resources below to learn more about architecture. These materials can be used individually or in a classroom setting.

The Center for Architecture offers programs for schools, families, and youth onsite and in schools throughout NYC. Free resources include our Teacher Resource Packets on various topics related to built environment education, designed as activities for teachers attending our Student Day workshops. We’ve also created:

Building Bridges Activity Guide: Learn about the design and structure of different bridge types to discover how each works to support the load of traffic and span long distances. Printable version here.

Built Environment Education Bibliography: A comprehensive list of resources that support built environment education such as curriculum guides, books for children, photography resources, and more.

Resources for High School Students: Discover architecture and design resources and learning opportunities available for students in grade 9-12.

NYC Urban Explorer Guides: Explore the architecture of NYC using these family-friendly guides.

See a list of resources from other cultural institutions here.