Kids Draw Architecture

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This month, the AIACC introduces Kids Draw Architecture, a public outreach program based upon the successes of Kids Draw Architecture, Santa Barbara.

Saturday, September 23, many of the local chapters are participating. The event is for ages five and up. Attendees will learn the history about the structure, and meet architects who will be on hand to give tips and techniques when it comes to sketching.

As architects, sketching is a necessary component of the thought process. But sketching, and art in general, is important for many reasons, and affects how the brain thinks—compartmentalizes, and sees the world. Sketching allows one to focus and see things previously unnoticed in the built environment. The result is a better understanding of the various aspects of architecture – functionality, artistry and importance and demonstrates to our youth that sketching is an imperative honed skill, and that architecture is a functional art.

To that end, we invite all to bring your creativity and your curiosity and come sketch with the architects!

Contact your local chapter for more information. Chapters participating:

AIA Central Valley

AIA San Joaquin

AIA Long Beach/South Bay

AIA San Fernando Valley

AIA Sierra Valley

AIA Inland California

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The AIACC represents the interests of more than 11,000 architects and allied professionals in California. Founded in 1944, The AIACC's mission supports architects in their endeavors to improve the quality of life for all Californians by creating more livable communities, sustainable designs and quality work environments. Today, The AIACC is the largest component of the National AIA organization.

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