Example Past Classes

Architecture and Urban Design 1
Schedule: 1 hour once a week, September April
Grades: Jr. High High School
Project: Ideal Family Friendly Town

  • Advanced drawing skills using SketchUp 3D modeling tool
  • Group brainstorming exercise to develop project program
  • Urban planning basics on land use
  • Introduce basic urban design patterns
  • Family-friendly design for all ages
  • Design considerations incorporate the natural surroundings and ecosystems
  • Support 5,000 + residents with local food, materials/products, and services
FamilyTown
Town 1 - High School Student
TownCenter
Town Center 1
FamilyTown3
Town 2 - High School Student
TownCenter3
Town Center 2
FamilyTown2
Town 3 - Jr. High Student
TownCenter2
Town Center 3

Architecture Drawing 3
Schedule: 1 hour once a week, September May
Grades: Jr. High High School
Project: Redevelopment of Site in Downtown Littleton

  • Advanced drawing skills using SketchUp 3D modeling tool
  • Level of detail to show for large projects
  • Introduce urban design principles
  • Review Littleton Downtown Neighborhood Plan document
  • Site considerations of walkability, connectivity, public/private spaces, and parking
  • Design for all ages especially families with children and older adults
Housing2 Housing1
Multigenerational Housing
Museum
Museum

SketchUp 101: Introduction to Architecture
Schedule: 1 hour once a week, March April
Grades: Middle School High School
Project: Small House

  • Overview of SketchUp 3D modeling program
  • Draw plan, elevations, and 3D model to scale
  • Introduction to standard house dimensions and materials
  • Basics of building proportion and form
  • Space planning of interior rooms
SingleFamily
Single Family House

Architectural Sketching
Schedule: 1 hour once a week, September - March
Grades: Kindergarten - Middle School
Project: Ideal Family Friendly Town

  • Sketch with color pencils and markers plans and elevations of buildings
  • Build physical models out of paper and cardboard
  • Group brainstorming exercise to develop project program with older students
  • Discuss favorite places to visit and why
  • Basics of building proportion, form, materials, and context
KidsClass
Younger Kids Town