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High school students and teacher sketching outside
5/6/23, 10am - 3pm
Center for Architecture

This event is offered in person. Masks are strongly encouraged for all K-12 programs, regardless of vaccination status. Read our full Health and Safety Protocol here

This session is SOLD OUT. To be added to the waitlist, please email

Winter/Spring 2023 Series:  

The Design Discovery Winter/Spring 2023 series will focus on developing fundamental architectural design skills and exploring the architecture of New York City. Each workshop focuses on a different core lesson that will help high school students explore their interest in architecture as well as hone skills that will be helpful for portfolio development. These workshops are open to all levels of architecture and art experience. Attend all four sessions, or just select the workshops that appeal most to you! 

Architectural Sketching: 

This session will focus on free-hand techniques for drawing architecture. Students will be introduced to some basic techniques for sketching architecture including methods of shading and rendering different materials. The class will start at the Center for Architecture with some basic lessons and sketching exercises, then will head outside (weather permitting) to practice observational on-site sketching at a site nearby. 

 All materials will be provided. Students are welcome to bring their own sketchbook and pencils if preferred.  Lunch will not be provided. All students will be dismissed for a lunch break from 12pm – 1pm. Students may bring lunch to eat at the Center if desired.  


The Scholarship Application deadline for this session is Saturday, April 22nd.   

If you are interested in applying for a need-based scholarship, please see the scholarship information and Financial Need Form here.   

Terms & Conditions:  

By registering for this course, you are accepting our In-Person Programs Terms & Conditions.  

CANCELATION POLICY: Registration for all programs is non-transferable. Tuition for all programs is non-refundable. There are no exceptions to this policy. The Center for Architecture will not provide make-ups or refunds for days missed as a result of vacation plans, scheduling conflicts, illness (including COVID-19), emergencies, or other events beyond our control.  

Other Design Discovery Sessions: 

  • February 4: Urban Planning 

  • March 4: Architectural Model Making 

  • April 1: Soho

For more Design Discovery offerings, check out our webpage here.  

Questions? Check out our FAQ page or email   

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Center for Architecture K-12
High school students and teacher sketching outside
5/6/23, 10am - 3pm
Center for Architecture
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