- Doors Open Baltimore Scavenger Hunt 11.8.16 - The FAR/Kids in Design Committee created a scavenger hunt for Doors Open Baltimore 2016. The scavenger hunt invites children and adults alike to search out architectural elements around Mount Vernon Place. The original appeared in the 2016 Doors Open Baltimore pocket guide.
- 2016 AIABaltimore Travel Scholarship Award Winner Heading to Paris 6.3.16 - Anbar Oreizi, a student at the Morgan State School of Architecture + Planning, will be documenting ethnic markets in Paris, France on a travel scholarship from AIABaltimore.
- Skills USA 2016 State Competition – Architectural Design Challenge 4.28.16 - Outreach Team Contest Chair: Anthony Consoli, AIA Designers of Competition Elements: Christina Schaller; Rashaad Mayes, Assoc.AIA; Keia Butts and Frank Szustak Judges: Judges: Bryan Asson; Camessia Johnson, Assoc. AIA; Tara Labosky, AIA; Micaiah Latimer; Frank Szustak and Negar Tabibian, Overview of Event Location: CATN –…
- 3rd Annual HoCo Math STEM Festival – “Math in Architecture” 11.23.15 - Six volunteers covered this well organized festival to encourage students towards STEM academic/career paths that use mathematics.
- Girl Scouts Women in STEAM Event – “Intro to Architecture” 11.20.15 - Six volunteers covered this well organized event to introduce girl scouts to a wide range of STEAM academic/career paths. About 100 students and forty parents attended. We were at one of the fifteen activity tables on display. We also provided a workshop for nineteen students.
Adopt-A-School – Fostering partnerships between local architecture firms and Baltimore City schools.
Kids-in-Design (KID’s) was founded in 1987 as a forum in which architects and other design professionals collaborate to develop community outreach programs directed toward Baltimore’s youngest citizens (pre-kindergarten through 12th grade), their parents and teachers. KID’s has conducted a variety of activities in schools, at museums and at special events to introduce architectural design and urban planning concepts to children in the Baltimore region. Today, Kids in Design has merged with AIABaltimore’s Future Architects Resources (FAR) to continue in its mission to engage students in design related activities and introduce them to career paths in architecture and design.
The Future Architects Resources Committee (FAR) serves as a vehicle for collaboration among professionals and educators (middle and secondary schools, universities, and community colleges,) towards the education of future architects and enlightened citizens of the built environment. Furthermore, the committee is dedicated to increasing exposure among local elementary and middle school aged students to career opportunities in Architecture and Design.
The committee meets every 2nd Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the AIABaltimore Gallery. Contact the committee chair for information about joining:
Melissa Rodriguez de Jesus, Assoc. AIA
Camessia Johnson, Assoc. AIA