After viewing over 40 images of famous architecture from around the world students at Irving had the chance to recreate their favorites, thanks to Architecture Adventure. Working in small groups, the 5th graders used recycled and found objects to create structures including the Taj Mahal (India), Neuschwanstein Castle (Germany) Falling Water (Pennsylvania), Petronas Towers (Malaysia) […]
It’s hard to believe we’re already back in the schools for a new year of exciting programs. Some of our first programs for the year are taking place at Hatch Elementary where Architecture Adventure coordinator Adrienne McMullen is working with third graders on understanding the Chicago Fire and the impact it had on Chicago architecture […]
The students are learning about some common local house styles, and will build their own houses after the tour.
The 4th grade students took inspiration from distinctive skylines from across the world in the Architecture Adventure project.
Red Hen Bread showcased student artwork that replicated Chicago landmark buildings and skyscrapers.
The style was pioneered by Frank Lloyd Wright, but has since been adopted and adapted by others.
Brooks middle school students selected a building they found inspiring, and set about recreating it — in miniature!