Young Architects Series: Site Concepts and Design

Saturday
4 February 2012
1:00PM - 3:00PM

District Architecture Center
421 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004

$5.00 per child (District Architecture Center Members). $10.00 per child (Non-members). Space is limited; please register early! This workshop is designed for children ages 10 years old and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult; please register both children AND adults. (Children can be added as 'guests' of the primary registrant.) By registering you grant permission for the Washington Architectural Foundation to publish photos related to the event. The Washington Architectural Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization promoting the mission, 'Architects serving the community.' For more information email Beth Judy at the Washington Architectural Foundation, bjudy@wafonline.org.

Young Architects Series: Tools of the Trade for Ages 10 and older. Site Concepts and Design – Analysis Techniques. Architectural Ideas for buildings often start with understanding the program of the building, site location & environmental factors. Through a series of sketches, students will learn how to measure and document a building site, develop a design concept and program, and analyze the relationship between the building surroundings and interior spaces.  Participates will complete a Design Concept Sketch/Plan and a Massing model.  Oksana Ramos, H. Alex Barker  Cunningham Quill Architects. Meet at District Architecture Center, 421 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004.