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Get ready to see the city with new eyes. As a national leader in architecture education, we explore the fundamentals of architecture and design through hands-on experiences for all ages.

Overview of offerings

We'll be your guide to understanding architecture and design. Join us for programs designed to inspire families, students and teachers.

  • Field trips (K-8 and age 14+) use the city's iconic buildings as teaching tools
  • Studio workshops and festivals engage families to play and learn together
  • Multi-day camps and classes create an immersive learning experience
  • Teen studios, competitions and fellowships open career pathways
  • Teacher professional development trainings provide dynamic curricula and in-school support

All programs emphasize problem-solving and critical thinking through real-world design challenges and understanding the impact of design where we live and learn.