Design and build a scale model of a tiny house and learn how to create amazing architecture that doesn’t waste space or materials. This virtual class will lead you through the fundamentals of sustainable architectural design, both in drawing and model form. You will use 2- and 3-dimensional methods of representational drawings, scale model and collage in designing your own space and structure.
DESIGN A TINY HOUSE
TIME: 3:00 - 4:00PM
COURSE ID: 13056
TERM DATES: Monday, April 27, 2020 to Saturday, May 23, 2020
Learn how to draw and express your ideas in plan, section and elevation drawings to scale. Get inspired by designs of small houses from around the world.
Learn about scale and how to create your floor, walls and roof while considering colour and texture.
Time to build our houses!
Students will add furniture design to complete and present their structures.
CLASS MATERIALS LIST:
8 sheets of 8.5X11 white paper (printer paper is fine)
Bristol board (white) or large sheets of card stock
Corrugated cardboard cut to 12cmx18cm (this will be used as a template for trancing the floor of the house as well as for the model base. Plus, extra if the student wants a second floor on their house)
Barbara Lilker graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Toronto in 1996. She is founding partner of the multidisciplinary design firm Lilker Hecht Design Studio, which concentrates on small-scale residential and commercial architecture. Since 2001 Barbara has developed and taught architecture programs to children of all ages as a faculty member of the Avenue Road Arts School, an outreach instructor for Vibe Arts and for various public and private schools in Toronto. Barbara’s focus has been to use architecture as a vehicle to integrate the arts, science and social studies objectives of the Ontario curriculum. Most recently Barbara co-developed and is an educator for No. 9 Contemporary Art and the Environment’s program: Imagining My Sustainable City. This program, in partnership with the Toronto District School Board, teaches grade 7 and 8 students about sustainable urban design and architecture with a focus on enhancing eco-literacy. Barbara has taught the Imagining My Sustainable City program to over 2000 Toronto students as well as in Chicago through a partnership with The Chicago Architecture Foundation and with the Hamilton Wentworth school board. Barbara is a co-recipient of the 2018 Community Art Educator of the Year award from the Ontario Arts Education Association.