ARC.I.TEK. Engaging and guiding young Seattle citizens in learning the process of architecture and design, developing their skill sets and assisting them to shape their vision of the future, ultimately empowering them to make a difference in Seattle.
Participatns, youth of all ages, will arrive at Seattle Center's Next 50 Digital Classroom in the Intiman Playhouse on the second floor to attend a 4 hour workshop lead by industry design professionals. A brief review of the history and legacy of the 1962 Seattle World's Fair and Seattle Center will be covered, followed by a 3 hour design session for Seattle's young citizens to build architectural concept models as entries for their vision of a world's fair in 2062.
Workshop Dates: May 19th, June 16th, July 21st, August 18th, and September 15th, 11am to 3pm
Where: The Digital Classroom located on the second floor of the Intiman Playhouse at Seattle Center
Cost: $20 per entry, scholarships for attendance available upon request
An expression, webpage at thenewhive.com, will be created for each entry by the ARC.I.TEK Program, and will go live starting September 22nd thru October 13th. Entrants will be encouraged to share their designs thru the website. The extent of how much their vision is shared and marketed through the new hive expression will be factored into the judging.
Judging is based on the captured imagery of the models, the entrant's description of their vision, and entrant's engagement of Social media via the new hive.
Entrants are invited to come together to attend the ARC.I.TEK Grand Finale and Awards Ceremony on October 21nd, 2012!
Criteria for Judging: Sustainability, Innovation, Social Media, Aesthetics
AWARDS Categories will be defined for the varying age groups|grades:
Novice: Grades 1-4
Apprentice: Grades 5-8
Distinguished: Grades 9-12 (Distinguished Grande Prize is a summer internship with Miller Hull)
Intiman Playhouse at Seattle Center, 2nd floor (View)
201 Mercer St
Seattle, WA 98109
|Minimum Age: 7|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|