Introduction to Architecture for High School Students – Online

  • Duration: 75 Hrs
  • Provider: The Cooper Union
  • Course Fee:Paid
  • Course Delivery Method: Hybrid

If you are considering architecture as a career path, enroll for this five-week intensivee course. This is designed to familiarize students with architectural thinking and design while developing a portfolio of projects. In this program students will develop a set of projects in the form of models and drawings, practice presenting their ideas clearly, and collect their work into a portfolio.

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What you will learn

  • The ability to think precisely through the use of descriptive geometry
  • Advanced skills and facility between hybrid digital tools in the making of architecture
  • Technical proficiency in design software and hardware
  • Practice and vocabulary articulating the contextual, formal, and conceptual aspects of their projects
  • A body of work for your college admission portfolio
  • Exposure to a dedicated college faculty mentorship where lectures, tutorials, and critical discourse become key in future creative advancement
  • Intellectual and critical thinking skills through college-level coursework
  • The opportunity to enter the architecture learning community and interact with students from all over the world with diverse creative interests
  • Make professional connections through unprecedented accessibility to an international jury of architecture faculty and critics
  • High School students earn a Certificate of Completion from The Cooper Union
  • Opportunity to be included in a virtual group exhibition of student work after program completion
  • Certificate
  • Age Group
    14 to 17
  • Prerequisites
    A PC or MAC and an internet connection to install and successfully run Zoom, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and a free trial of Rhino
  • Difficulty Level
  • Category
    Courses in Design & Fine Arts
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