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Family Workshops 2017-2018

October 2017- April 2018

at Center for Architecture & Design
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Designed with younger children in mind, our family workshops encourage children and their caregivers to explore architecture through hands on activities each month. Workshops start off with an exploration of exciting examples of architecture from around the world and activities that highlight the design process. Then, the kids are off – designing and building their own structures in a whirlwind two hour workshop that culminates in a group presentation. 

Workshops are FREE with advanced registration

If you would like to be added to the waitlist please email Program Director, Kathryn Higgins.

Above & Beyond: Skyscrapers

Sat, Nov 4 from 10am - 12pm

at Center for Architecture & Design
Free RSVP
FREE
Tickets are no longer available online.

Engineering marvels and symbols of the city, this workshop focusing on our urban towers will push participants to go up, up, up! While students and caregivers learn about the challenges that building high brings, solving them while building their own neck craning towers.

If you would like to be added to the waitlist please email Program Director, Kathryn Higgins.

Extraterrestrial Architecture in Space

Sat, Jan 6, 2018 from 10am - 12pm

at Center for Architecture & Design
Free RSVP
FREE
Tickets are no longer available online.

We’re bored with Earth. What about Mars? Participants will learn about the very different problems architects would face if building for the surface of other planets….and moons…and asteroids? The sky is not even the limit…

 

If you would like to be added to the waitlist please email Program Director, Kathryn Higgins.

For Kids, By Kids: Playgrounds for Everyone

Sat, Feb 3, 2018 from 10am - 12pm

at Center for Architecture & Design
Free RSVP
FREE
Tickets are no longer available online.

Why should adults design your playgrounds when YOU are the ones who use them? Insanity. In this workshop, kids will learn about mind-blowing playgrounds around the world as inspiration for their own playscapes, while focusing on accessibility for kids of all abilities.

If you would like to be added to the waitlist please email Program Director, Kathryn Higgins.

Aquatecture: Underwater Buildings

Sat, Mar 3, 2018 from 10am - 12pm

at Center for Architecture & Design
Free RSVP
FREE
Tickets are no longer available online.

Imagine standing on Alki Beach, waiting for the water taxi to come take you home…under the Sound? Students and family will channel the spirit of Atlantis and design their own underwater hideaways… make sure they’re waterproof!

If you would like to be added to the waitlist please email Program Director, Kathryn Higgins.

Float On: Houseboats

Sat, Apr 7, 2018 from 10am - 12pm

at Center for Architecture & Design
Free RSVP
FREE
Tickets are no longer available online.

Ok, it’s time to surface. Did you know many people in Seattle live on boats full time? Sounds pretty nice, with summer on the way! Join their ranks with your own custom designed floating abode… emphasis on the float.

 

If you would like to be added to the waitlist please email Program Director, Kathryn Higgins.