Tue, Mar 24 | Rundel Memorial Building

2020 Girls in Architecture

Encourage a young woman interested in architecture and engineering to sign up for AIA Roc's Girls In Architecture series through the Central Library. FREE and open to girls in grades 6-9. FIVE sessions. Limited to 15 spots.
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2020 Girls in Architecture

Time & Location

Mar 24, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Rundel Memorial Building, Rochester, NY 14604, USA

About the Event

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Registration is for five sessions, and we strongly encourage attendance to all the sessions. There is alimite of 15 girls, so make your reservations now to participate!

Session I - Architecture:

Introduction, plans and an elevation of a small house - relative scale, roof slopes, understanding engineering systems enough to work with engineers and how they affect building design.

Session II - Architecture:

Continue developing floor plans and create exterior elevations.

Session III - Structural/Civil Engineering:

Intriduction to structural and civil engineering, wood framed wall project, tied to elevation in Session I, tie in STEM with basic structural design considerations/load distribution.

Session IV - Engineering:

Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing - Introduction to building engineering, examples of MEP components/shstems and hands-on electrical projects - tie in STEM with MEP system calculations/science.

Session V - Options:

3D modeling/sketching/energy modeling programs (different programs, utilize 1-3 designs from Session I to show examples), career options, schooling/licensing requirements, tie in STEM with computer programs and classes offered in high school. 

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