Young People's Architecture & Engineering Academy

Toy Stand

05.10.2017

Toy Stand Workshop

 

Archimake workshop introducing section drawing representation.
In our second autumn Islington workshop ArchiMakers learnt about architectural structures by designing a toy stand.

The group was challenged to build a structure out of newspaper and make them take a weight of a toy.

ArchiMakers used rolled up newspaper and connect to each component to make a 3D stracture. This taught the kids about different types of forces and how structure can be made strong to hold a weight.
Through this task the ArchiMakers developed high level of problem solving skills and develop team work which is reflected on the outcome.
Curriculum subjects included Art, Design Technology and Science & Maths

Workshop Co-Leaders; Abhiroop Battacharya (BArch) & Cheryl Pilliner-Reeves (RIBA FHEA)
Workshop Author; Cheryl Pilliner-Reeves (RIBA FHEA)

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