News 2017-01-16T20:47:34+00:00

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WANT TO SEE WHAT A GIRL GUIDE CAN BUILD WITH ARCKIT?

Remember how hard you had to work to earn just one badge when you were a Girl Guide or Scout? Well, you can imagine how many talented young Girl Guides with skills badges came to IGGNITE 2017 (International Camp of the Irish Girl Guides). This was an inspiring group of very talented girls from across the world, united by the international organisation WAGGGS. There was such a vibrant mix of people, each influenced by different cultures and styles of architecture. We met young designers from Ireland, Canada, the [...]

CASE STUDY: YOUNG ARCHITECTS WORKSHOP

Young Architects Workshop is a nine-week youth apprenticeship programme designed to give 14 up to 18-year-olds practical experience creating digital 3D models for real-world clients. This year Young Architects Workshop modified our Arckit Education Programme and used Arckit to teach technical design using physical components and Arckit 3D digital components within SketchUp. The results speak for themselves: each student designed and built a model home from scratch to a client brief in just nine weeks. What is the Young Architects Workshop? The Young Architects Workshop is based in [...]

HOW TO LIGHT UP YOUR ARCKIT

This is one of the coolest and most creative Arckit modifications that we’ve come across. Dr Tracy Gardner and Elbrie de Kock, directors of the technology and education website TechAge Kids, had the bright idea to add electronics and light up their Arckit models. The results are spectacular and they are now sharing a step-by-step guide to show you how to do the same! This is a self-initiated and independent project by TechAge Kids. We would like to say thank you to them for sharing this with us. [...]

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