This resource features a recording of the December 14, 2017 AAO Webinar on Crowdfunding Strategies for Architecture Organizations, presented by Gabrielle Lyon of the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
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Inspire children to consider careers in planning. Access Q&As with various planners, and share with children what it takes to be a planner, why people choose the profession, and how they recommend students get involved.
Every community is special and has a story to tell. This scavenger hunt gives you fun ways to begin exploring the different pieces that make-up your community. By putting these pieces together, you might even learn some of your town's secrets!
Metropolis is a curriculum developed by John Martoni, a third-grade teacher and planner. It was designed as a standards-based, interdisciplinary unit of study for grades 3-6 (though it could be adapted for any grade level). Packed with illustrations and exercises, it is intended for use by elementary classroom teachers and other adults who seek to expose children to a variety of urban forms from around the world. The city elements presented in the lessons are edges, districts, public spaces, landmarks, and transportation.
The American Planning Association has provide a variety of resources for AAO Members in order to help incorporate urban planning principles and projects into our public programs, youth education, and exhibitions. The attached document includes everything from specific curriculum materials to contact information for experts on a variety of topics.
The Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative (GAHTC) is a worldwide group of architectural scholars with a mission to produce teaching materials of non-Western subjects for teachers of architectural survey courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. Feel free to browse and download this lecture preparation material for free. This material was produced by scholars belonging to the GAHTC community, and funded through the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
In this session, panelists discussed cross-sector partnerships and student supports that will be required to achieve greater diversity in the allied design fields. While there were no slides associated with this presentation, this file includes panelists' answers to three critical questions.
AAO member Hallie Rosen has built volunteer programs from the ground up and she's expanded and overhauled existing programs, too. Along the way she's developed an eye for spotting the makings and habits of quality volunteers. Pick up a trove of simple everyday tips for getting your organization's volunteer corps headed in the right direction.
This summer Studio Gang joins forces with the National Building Museum to create "The Hive," a large site-specific installation bound to deliver a memorable experience for all Museum visitors. In this Conference session, we investigate the motivations for architect and architecture organization, testing where this designer-client relationship soars and where it strains.
In this year’s round-up of inspiring programs and methodologies, we focus on initiatives that work to deepen public engagement.