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CAF has partnered with Northwestern University's Center for Talent Development to host an intensive, 3-week design program for teens in grades 9-12 this summer.

Dependent on application type*
Downtown Chicago

Tour iconic local skyscrapers, residences and design firms, investigate case studies and search for solutions to the challenge of sustainable design in this new Northwestern University course. Under the guidance of local architects and designers, students will:

  • Learn and hone the fundamentals of architecture and design
  • Develop fluency with software for building design
  • Design, prototype and receive feedback in thefinal showcase from renowned architects and designers

*Note: more pricing information is available from Northwestern.

This program runs Monday through Friday, July 22 to August 10.

Learn more about Northwestern’s Center for Talent Development program at

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