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Updates from Architecture Connects

29.03.21

Architecture Connects, in collaboration with Arts in Junior Cycle is an opportunity for teachers of all subject disciplines to engage in a series of online community of practice workshops with professional architects.

Earlier this year the IAF advertised Architecture Connects, in collaboration with Arts in Junior Cycle, an opportunity for teachers of all subject disciplines to engage in a series of online community of practice workshops with professional architects. The initiative began on 4 February and now involves 17 architects and 70 teachers from diverse subject areas, from all over Ireland.

Over the course of 6 online sessions teachers will work with an architect to explore and experience the design process  through one of the following themes: Home, Heritage, Public Space, Sustainability or Universal Design. The small group setting allows teachers to collaborate and design in a safe environment, while also providing the opportunity for self-directed learning and exploration. A reflection event for all participants is planned for Thursday 6th May 2021.