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Architecture Workshops are hands-on fun educational activities for all Key Stages and abilities. Designed to enhance the national curriculum and to communicate the art and experience of architecture, art, and design. The workshops help resource the school curriculum by providing pupils with insight into why and how things are the way they are.
In the workshop, the quest for understanding the world around us is a shared experience between workshop presenter 'animateur' and the pupils. Visualising, designing, creating, calculating and analysing are presented through practical activities. Pupils enjoy and learn about the real world through 'learning by doing', self teaching and communicating to others.
Pupils work individually creating tetrahedrons, which are used together with others to form a 2m long triangluar prism. thi sin turn is strengthened to form a Warren truss.
Pupils are introduced to different bridges forms, Beam, Cantilever, Bascule and Suspension. In teams pupils then problem solve how to support the structure to form a Truss Bridge.
Developed to encourage pupils to pursue their own creativity and imagination. Pupils design and build large structures to a theme. The workshops conclude with self evaluation of the structures.
Sense Of Place:
Pupils interpret their local environment, either town or school. Best combined as part of a local investigation or design project.
Pupils build to a pre-determined theme. Combine with own project for the wow factor e.g. Dinosaurs; Figures; Sea Life; Space; Transport;
Working in teams, pupils design and problem solve as they attempt to build the tallest and most interesting skyscraper structure they can achieve without it collapsing.
Huge fun with a serious message; the tallest is not always the best and uniqueness is everything!
Combine both to achieve success.
A tall open space is essential.