Activities

Photographing your Work

Struggling to get the perfect photograph of your masterpiece? Check out our top tips.

Model-Making Tips

Some tips on how to turn your household junk into architectural treasure.

Think Like an Architect

What do architects have to consider when designing a building? Find out here.

Draw Like an architect

How to draw plans, sections, and elevations.

Bugs in the City

Design and create a Bug Hotel that will encourage and support biodiversity.

Your Neighbourhood

Explore your local area and create a brand new model.

Another Perspective

Concentrate on your non-visual senses to create a word picture of a particular place.

Design your own house styles inspired by Portsunlight

Learn about the village of Portsunlight and then make your own series of contrasting house types!

It’s a small world!

Envision and then build your own world!

Build a Fort Sanctuary

Think about what you need from a sanctuary and build one at home! 

Eat Your City!

Explore, share and design with this cookbook of a city you can eat!

Bodies of Water

Let’s learn about how we used water bodies in cities in the past and how we are currently using them, so we can imagine how we must use them in the future!

Challenging the Medical Hero

Make your own game of Medical Heroes top-trumps!

Let’s Build your Circular City

Learn all about circular cities…then build your own!

Animal Eyes: Re-design Canary Wharf

Put on your animal eyes and design an invention to increase animal biodiversity in Canary Wharf.

Build Your Own Bridge

Build your own bridge and test how much it can hold!