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Skill Up: Undo/ Redo

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Skill Up: Undo/ Redo
Thursday 20 February 2020, 11AM-4PM
For young people aged 15 to 18

An architect’s role is not just to design new buildings, they also redesign and repurpose old structures to suit our changing needs. Carparks, churches, cinemas and factories are some of the types of buildings that have been repurposed into houses, shops, cultural spaces or leisure centres.

Join us as we explore how you can breathe new life into old buildings. You will discover the ways architects have sympathetically responded to architectural styles and creatively recycled or reused materials and structures to give new purpose to underused or abandoned buildings. Through architectural techniques such as drawing and collage, you will learn to present your own ideas on how to redesign and revitalize an existing site to make it fit for 21st century needs.

This creative architecture workshop is led by artist educator Marianne Holm Hansen for young people aged 15 to 18 years.

About the Workshop Series

Our workshops for ages 15 to 18 ‘skill up’ teenagers who are thinking about studying architecture or design. Participants think critically, share their views on architecture and express themselves through creative practice. In past workshops participants have learnt how to work to an architectural brief, improve portfolios, develop architectural drawing skills using a variety of media (including digital drawing on iPads) and photography skills, and work individually and collaboratively to think about how to design sustainable and responsible architecture.

Based in London, mainly our HQ at 66 Portland Place, all participants must arrive by 11am. These workshops are led by professional educators and all materials are included in the ticket price, but lunch is not provided.

If you're under 18, tickets must be booked by a parent or guardian. Online booking in advance is essential and if we do not receive full registration information in advance of the event we cannot allow the participant to attend.

Some of our workshops involve a visit to an offsite location that is designed to enhance the learning experience and provide vital real-world context. Children are supervised by RIBA staff and volunteers at all times during such visits and location information is provided in advance.

To see other learning workshops taking place in this series, see our young people page.

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  • Tickets for participants under the age of 18 must be booked by a parent or guardian and advance online registration is essential. Bookings made on behalf of someone else still require advance online registration and it is your responsibility to share the registration form with that person. If we do not receive full registration information in advance of the event we cannot allow the participant to attend.
  • We can offer a full refund up to 14 days in advance of the event start date. Thereafter, we cannot offer a refund or transfer. Cancellations must be made in writing to learning@riba.org.
  • We reserve the right to alter the advertised content of events.
  • In the unlikely event we need to cancel we will contact all ticket holders as soon as possible to rearrange or offer a full refund. We cannot reimburse or compensate for travel or other associated costs.
  • On entry to the event participants agree to behave in an appropriate manner; the RIBA reserves the right to remove participants who behave inappropriately from events and request their immediate collection by parents/guardians.
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Westminister

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W1B 1AD

United Kingdom

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