Grades 3 to 5
Discover the basics of architecture and Chicago’s important role in architectural history though artifacts and design-and-build projects.
The Art of Construction
Taking on the roles of "architect" and "builder," students will explore architectural artifacts and then use their creativity and cooperative skills to design and construct their own buildings.
Students will explore the details of architectural ornamentation by comparing and contrasting antique and modern artifacts. They will then create their own shoebox interior design.