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Sleep with Architecture

Hey Kids! There is a sleep over at the Chicago Cultural Center for kids who are interested…

5 Minute Origami House for Young Children

Click on the image on the left to see this animation and learn how to fold a…

Cool School in a Pool (a Lagoon, really)

When you think of a dream school does a school floating in a body of…

A Home for Orchids

We at archKIDecture had never heard the word before, but this structure in Colombia, South…

Onset of the Quonset

What is it? A structure in the shape of a sort of semi-circle or arch…

Mushroom Buildings

Frank Lloyd Wright designed the headquarters for the S.C Johnson company in Racine, Wisconsin. He…

Tennessee Architecture Program for Teens

If you are in high school in Tennessee, you might consider this great opportunity to…

Busy Builder of Mini Buildings

Charles Young has a fancy for building things. He decided to build a small building…

Rebuild reBUILDS an Old Bank

“Rebuild Foundation is a nonprofit organization in Chicago that aims to REBUILD teh cultural foundations…

96 Days of Architecture in Chicago

Countdown until October 3, 2015. The Chicago Biennial begins on that day in autumn, when…

Architecture = the Game of Twister

You know when you play Twister and you start out and it is easy? Right…

Record Breaking Legos in UK!

On August 10th, you need to get to the Boroughbridge Library (in Boroughbridge, UK of…

A Real-Life Origami House?

Fold it up in the winter and open it up when the weather warms up, this…

U of Illinois wants YOU to Discover Architecture

Champaign-Urbana is the home of the University of Illinois. Go visit in the summer and stay to…

BOY versus GIRL TOYS

A long, long time ago, when we at archKIDecture were just young children, only boys…

Construction Contest for Kids

Do you know about K’Nex? It is a company that makes small plastic building toys…

Wright Kind of Summer Camp

Kids aged 7-9 in Scottsdale are lucky to have an opportunity to learn at Taliesin…

High School Architecture Camp

Lucky for 25 kids who get to go to an architecture camp this summer at…

Join the Green Dollhouse Challenge

We just heard about the Green Dollhouse Challenge, a competition of the most politically correct…

History Lesson: Robert Robinson Taylor

Robert Robinson Taylor is featured on a US Postal Service Stamp but you might not…

Dwelling on a Cincinnati Architecture Education Project

You can’t really argue with a program that is a free, hands-on, project-based learning experience…

Thank You for 50 Buildings

Today is day 24 in the “History of Cities in 50 Buildings” series that The…

Design.Build.Transform.

What a great series of words. Design.Build.Transform. If you design something and build it, you…

Architecture Playground for Kids

Besides great jazz music, yummy beignets (donut-like treats) and a great architectural bike tour of…

Architecture Camps for Kids in Illinois

Two architecture camps are planned for this summer 2015 for kids grades 4-6 and 7-9…

Bamboochitecture

Depending on where you live, you might have bamboo growing in your backyard or neighborhood.…

Boston Teen Architecture Workshop

Are you a teenager? Do you know a teenager? Have you ever seen a teenager?…

How to Move a $10 House

In the town of Evanston, Illinois (just north of Chicago), an architect bought a house…

A Grand Hotel on Film

The Grand Budapest Hotel. What a great movie. We love that the whole story revolves…

Coloring Architecture – A coloring book for kids and adults!

We finally did it! – We published a coloring book with drawings from the inside of…

What? A 3D-Printed Apartment Building?

Yessir, that is what the headline reads: “World’s first 3D-printed apartment building constructed in China”…

Neat Architecture Book for Kids

A design and build architecture firm in the UK, called Moon, had an awful good…

Rotterdam Peas Arch

Rotterdam, a wonderful city in the Netherlands for design, has a new market and apartment…

BuildIT! Exhibit at the Betts Again!

The archKIDecture BuildIT! exhibit is going to be at the Betts House Museum again in…

Architecture Classroom Poster

The designers at Pop Chart Lab created a beautiful infographic – otherwise known as a…

This House is the Cat’s Meow

Cats are finicky. Some people might think that this translates into having good taste. We…

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