Architecture and Structures

Houses and skyscrapers of the 20th and 21st centuries use super strong materials and advanced engineering to keep them standing sturdy and tall, but how did medieval architects build such impressive structures, such as Westminster Abbey and Windsor Castle, that have stood for centuries?
 
This course will cover everything from building techniques to architectural features to interior design.  Building in pairs, the children will use the Mini-Engineers LEGO architecture kit to design and construct their brief each week.  We'll go through the basics of planning and building your own house, from designing the layout, to putting the finishing touches on the furnishings.  We'll also take inspiration from the architecture of some of the great castles and cathedrals around Britain, making our own miniature copies of their key architectural features. By the end of this class, your child will be eager to show off their new architectural building skills.
Activity type Weekly classes
Age group 5 to 8 years (Year 1 to Year 3)
Day(s) of week Sat
Course dates 15th Sep, 22nd Sep, 29th Sep, 6th Oct, 13th Oct, 3rd Nov, 10th Nov, 17th Nov, 24th Nov, 1st Dec, 8th Dec
Excluded dates 20th Oct, 27th Oct
Time 9:00 to 10:15 (75 mins)
Course length 11 weeks
Places remaining 0
Location South Kensington
Venue Marlborough Primary School
Draycott Ave
London SW3 3AP
Price £302.50

South Kensington

Marlborough Primary School
Draycott Ave London SW3 3AP

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