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Workshops

Skill Up: Rebellious architecture - April 2021

Join us for an online creative architecture workshop for young people aged 15 to 18. Explore how rebel and guerrilla architects have developed imaginative, fantastical and innovative solutions to the housing crisis.

The current pandemic has made us all realise how important the home is. Yet, due to the housing shortage, homes are not available to everyone. Join us for this creative architecture workshop to explore how rebel and guerrilla architects have developed imaginative, fantastical and innovative solutions to the housing crisis. Create your own rebellious design solution to provide inspired housing for all.

Materials required:

  • pen/pencil
  • paper
  • scissors
  • scrap paper (old newspapers, magazines, print-outs, letters, etc)

Optional materials:

  • coloured pencils, pens or crayons
  • ruler
  • tape/glue

This online creative architecture workshop is led by educator Marianne Holm Hansen and is suitable for young people aged 15 to 18 years.

This workshop is a repeat of a Skill Up workshop from February half term.

About the workshop series

Our workshops for ages 15 to 18 ‘skill up’ teenagers who are thinking about studying architecture or design. Participants think critically, share their views on architecture and express themselves through creative practice. In past workshops, participants have learnt how to work to an architectural brief, improve portfolios, develop their architectural photography and drawing skills using a variety of media (including digital drawing on iPads) and work individually and collaboratively to think about how to design sustainable and responsible architecture.

The workshop will take place online on Microsoft Teams. A link will be sent to participants with confirmed bookings.

These workshops are led by professional educators and are supervised by RIBA staff. Please see the materials list for items that will be required during the workshop.

If you're under 18, tickets must be booked by a parent or guardian. Online booking in advance is essential and if we do not receive full registration information in advance of the event, we cannot allow the participant to attend.

Workshop costs (introductory rate)

  • £20 excluding booking fee
  • £15 for participants who qualify for free school lunch (proof required)

See other learning workshops taking place in this series