123 Make: Digital Architectural Design

Ages: 11-15
Date: July 31 - August 10 (Monday through Thursday for two weeks)
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm
Tuition: $850 for 40 hours of programming (Financial Aid is available)

Location: Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc); 960 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Students will have the opportunity to work with Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) faculty and graduate students in a two-week immersive program which introduces design thinking and fabrication techniques. The workshops are coordinated by design faculty and Youth Academic Outreach Coordinator, Betty Kassis, and facilitated by two graduate-level architect students. Located at SCI-Arc, students will take advantage of some of the most advanced resources in the country, and experience the energy of this vital and creative institution. Through a unique series of innovative exercises, students will learn basic 3D modeling skills using Rhino and an introduction to graphical literacy using Photoshop and Illustrator. Emphasis is placed on the production of physical models constructed through a digital workflow, and the representation of these models for the students evolving portfolios. Students will also learn key design concepts, related vocabulary and communication skills through desk critiques, pinups and reviews.

Deadline: Please register by Wednesday, July 12.