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Learning by Design | 8/6/18
Lily tests out her proscenium arch and frames her stage curtains. Credit: Center for Architecture.

Last week, the Center for Architecture offered a week-long Summer Program for middle school students to investigate the architectural topics of theater and set design....

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Learning by Design | 6/27/18

June 27 marks the first day of summer vacation for NYC’s public school students, and the culmination of a very successful school year for the Center for...

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Learning by Design | 5/1/18
Toy designed by Gabriel Munnich, fifth-year architecture student. Credit: Center for Architecture.

Each year, professor and author Tamar Zinguer leads a seminar at The Cooper Union Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture that investigates the relationship between...

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Learning by Design | 1/22/18
Dustin Atlas, School Programs Coordinator, leads a discussion about the structure of scaffolding. Credit: Center for Architecture.

The K-12 Education team planned an exciting start to 2018 for Shore Road School in Long Island. As students returned from the winter holiday, seven 5th grade classes...

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Learning by Design | 12/12/17
Design Educator Breanna Katsman assists Maya with her model. Credit: Center for Architecture.

This fall, the Center for Architecture’s After-School program investigated “Places We Live.” This eight-week program focused on designing places to live and...

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Learning by Design | 11/27/17
Lex and his brother Max worked together to build a Suspension Bridge. Photo Credit: Erik Bardin

On November 17th, we celebrated the opening of the 21st-annual Building Connections Exhibition, highlighting the imaginative work of our K-12 students, design educators,...

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Learning by Design | 11/15/17
Nearly 250 students attended the 5th annual Architecture and Design College Fair on Saturday, November 4th. The Center for Architecture was a forum where prospective architecture students conversed with their future alma maters. Credit: Center for Architecture

The Education team at the Center for Architecture hosted the fifth-annual Architecture and Design College Fair on 11.04.17, an important event serving high school...

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Learning by Design | 9/19/17

The Center for Architecture’s K-12 Education Department takes great joy in partnering with cultural institutions both near and far as a way to deepen our engagement...

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Learning by Design | 8/23/17

The Center for Architecture's nine weeks of summer programs are wrapping up this week. Our students have explored topics ranging from skyscrapers to nomadic architecture...

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Learning by Design | 7/26/17

Each summer, thanks to a program launched in 2005 that continues to expand each year, the Center for Architecture offers an extensive slate of design programs for...

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Learning by Design | 5/31/17

The Center for Architecture’s K-12 Education Department recently collaborated with several NYU departments to host a playground design contest for NYU families called...

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Learning by Design | 5/31/17
Students and families at NYU's LaGuardia Studio. Credit: Center for Architecture

The Center for Architecture’s K-12 Education Department recently collaborated with several NYU departments to host a playground design contest for NYU families called...

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Learning by Design | 4/21/17

The Center for Architecture’s Education Department had the opportunity to work with numerous audiences to explore the complexities of store design. Whether a...

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Learning by Design | 3/9/17

During one of our February Studio@theCenter programs, our three-day school vacation design camps, we investigated the structures animals create for themselves as well as...

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Learning by Design | 1/25/17

As the first semester drew to a close this month, several Learning By Design:NY classes concluded their in-school programs with final presentations to parents and...

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Learning by Design | 11/11/16

During the annual 2016 Architecture and Design College Fair on 11.04.16, more than 175 students and family members came to the Center for Architecture to learn about...

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Learning by Design | 10/27/16

About 20 girls, ages 11-14, gathered at the Center for Architecture this past Saturday afternoon (10.22.16) to learn more about architecture, and create their own...

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Learning by Design | 8/10/16

Most professionals can look back to find the moment when a particular person, place, or thing sparked their interest in pursuing their career of choice. Many an...

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Learning by Design | 7/27/16

The newly acquired model of One World Trade Center on display at SOM’s offices last week is a commendable replica of the real building. The sides tapered at just the...

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Learning by Design | 6/23/16

This spring, the Center for Architecture was pleased to announce the beginning of a new after-school program to take place twice a year for students in grades 3-5. Each...

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Learning by Design | 6/8/16

Dozens of students, parents, and visitors gathered in Room 422 of Intermediate School 392 in Brownsville, Brooklyn, last night for students’ presentations of their...

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Learning by Design | 5/26/16

As the school year draws to a close, students around the city are busily charretting to complete the structures they are designing in the Center for Architecture’s...

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Learning by Design | 4/6/16

The Center for Architecture hosts StudentDay@theCenter workshops where K-12 audiences explore the built environment and its past, present, and future. Each year, we...

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Learning by Design | 2/24/16

Though the weather was dreary, 24 young architects did not let that impact their break from school this month as they participated in the Center for Architecture’s...

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Learning by Design | 1/27/16

The Center for Architecture is pleased to announce a new after-school program for elementary school-aged children interested in architecture. Beginning this March, the...

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Learning by Design | 12/23/15

With the support of the Howard Hughes Corporation, the Center for Architecture participated in the Seaport Culture District this fall, setting up a gallery and event...

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Learning by Design | 12/9/15

A colorful collection of architectural models and drawings in the front window has been drawing passers-by into the Center for Architecture. The work stands out from the...

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Learning by Design | 11/25/15

Architects struggle to find projects and then exhaust themselves trying to get published. According to James S. Russell, FAIA, architecture as a reported cultural...

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Learning by Design | 11/25/15

Undeterred by the late November date, an intrepid group of amateur photographers convened at the Center for Architecture’s Seaport location on a cold Sunday morning to...

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Archtober, Learning by Design | 10/29/15

Thanks to a partnership with LEGO this Archtober, the Center for Architecture hosted three sold-out youth and family programs focused on creating architecture with LEGO...

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