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Architectural Block Construction

The project is starting with an emphasis on using architectural blocks (“Legos”) to construct dioramas.  This project allows youth to explore architectural design in a three dimensional space. The intent is for this program start with foundational ideas of architecture, some of which youth may already have, and allow youth to continue to build on this knowledge becoming more and more experienced.

Things to Learn/Do in the Project

Level 1- Introductory (about 1 - 3 years of experience)

Diorama illustrating at least 2 architectural features beyond floors, ceilings, and walls

Level 2 - Experienced (about 4 - 6 years of experience)

Diorama illustrating at least 4 architectural features beyond floors, ceilings, and walls, and includes 1 or more motion elements

Level 3 - Advanced (about 7 - 9 years of experience)

Diorama illustrating at least 6 architectural features beyond floors, ceilings, and walls, and includes 2 or more motion elements

Level 4 - Master (10 or more years of experience)

Diorama illustrating at least 8 architectural features beyond floors, ceilings, and walls, and includes 3 or more motion elements