Shape My City

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The Architecture Centre, Bristol is looking for 14 – 19 year olds from Bristol who would like to take part in an exciting new place-making project.

Shape My City aims to help young people understand how places work and how they can be improved. It is an opportunity for young people to get involved with city developments, debate real life issues and gain new skills and confidence.

Participating in the project would mean:

  • Working with architecture, planning and local government professionals
  • Working with architecture and planning students
  • Taking part in workshops between Feb – Nov 2014
  • Getting to a City centre location – refreshments and travel expenses are provided
  • An opportunity to get Arts Award accreditation
  • Gaining valuable experience to enhance college/university applications

Shape My City is open to anyone who is interested, but aims to actively encourage girls and young people from B&ME backgrounds to get involved.

For more information, see the programme page.

Building for the Future

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The Architecture Centre, Bristol is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that champions better buildings and places for everyone.

The Centre has the experience and expertise to support the delivery of the Construction and Built Environment Diploma (CBED) – a national qualification for 14-19 year olds.

The Building for the Future programme aims to support the delivery of the CBED by:

  • Contributing to local consortia steering groups
  • Networking with local built environment industry professionals
  • Delivering design workshop events with involvement of local BE professionals
  • Development of relevant teaching resources to support the Architecture/Design/Sustainability elements of the course
  • An inspiring visits programme to interesting regional buildings/schemes
  • CPD opportunities/support for teachers delivering the CBED
  • Strategic support/dissemination both locally and national via RIBA, CABE and Architecture Centre Network

For more information, visit the programme page.

Also, contact the centre on: education@architecturecentre.co.uk

To find out more about the Construction and Built Environment Diploma visit: www.cbediploma.co.uk