2019 has been an exciting year as we come ever closer to opening the Baltimore Center for Architecture and Design with AIA Baltimore, scheduled for early 2020. It’s a big leap forward for the BAF as we move to a more visible and inviting downtown space where we can better serve the public and our mission.
By Gabriel Kroiz
On Thursday, October 31, 2019, students in Morgan’s Architecture and Environmental Design Program (AREN) teamed up to provide design lessons to 150 6th and 8th graders from the Baltimore Design School (BDS).
June 7 – 13, 2020 | Registration required by December 31, 2019 | Co-organized by AIA Baltimore member and BAF board member Anthony Gill, AIA
This 6-night educational travel program opens doors to the world of contemporary architecture which gathers in Venice every other year.
On November 13 and 14, 2019, volunteers from Future Architects Resources (FAR)/Kids in Design, and architecture firm GWWO, Inc., participated in Junior Achievement (JA) Inspire. This two-day event at the Timonium Fairgrounds provided 8,000 eighth-grade students in Baltimore County Public Schools with an opportunity to explore career paths.The FAR team introduced students to careers in architecture and explained the necessary skills and qualities needed to become an architect.
Design Collective recently returned to the Patterson Park Public Charter School with a series of five lessons where students got to envision a new community center at Patterson Park from research and site analysis to site design. After the project, the students received a tour of Pierce’s Park and visited the Design Collective office.
Giving Tuesday is on December 3. Donate to the BAF to support our programs and initiatives that open doors and open minds. Here are just a few initiatives that you support by donating to the Baltimore Architecture Foundation. Thanks to your support, we continue to grow and deliver exciting programs that align with our mission to celebrate design and the built environment.