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Foster + Partners launches "architecture from home" challenges to educate children during lockdown

United Kingdom Architecture News - Apr 29, 2020 - 14:09   12022 views

Foster + Partners launches

Foster + Partners has launched a new initiative for children, a series of activities are regularly shared to educate, entertain and inspire children during the lockdown. 

Called #architecturefromhome, Foster + Partners started to publish a new task regularly on its website on different topics to show "how to draw like architects" or to "reveal the secret techniques of architecture", which is conceived as a new learning tool for children and young adults who are interested in architecture.

Foster + Partners launches

Foster + Partners launches

Make a paper skyscraper, download template.

The studio also shares various templates of drawings and themes to request participants' creations and to share them social media by tagging Foster + Partners with #architecturefromhome hashtag. 

Planning to create 10 tasks, the studio has revealed five challenges until now, including Make a paper skyscraper, Create your own city, Drawing Trees, Archi-parts, focusing on drawing the future architect and the most fantastical skyscraper ever designed! and Photostory

Foster + Partners launches

Foster + Partners launches

Create your own city - download template

"Over the next few weeks we will be sharing new activities for children whilst at home, away from school," said Foster + Partners. 

"We’ll include drawing, making, playing, thinking, reading, watching and other activities to keep them entertained - for at least a few hours!."

"We’re hoping that you’ll enjoy making them as much as we did," added the firm. 

Foster + Partners launches

Drawing Trees - download template, for younger kids to color in - download template.

Foster + Partners launches

Archi-parts - download template 

Foster + Partners launches

Photostory - download template

Foster + Partners launches

For young readers, Foster + Partners has recently published a logbook to encourage young architects and to make learn all about what truly makes a building.

The book has been written and illustrated by members of the studio to present young readers. Reach the book via Foster + Partners' website

Foster + Partners loves to see your creations come to life. Please share on social media using #architecturefromhome and tagging Foster + Partners. Alternatively you can send your picture to: marketing@fosterandpartners.com.

Top image courtesy of Foster + Partners.

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