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DESIGN TEAM @ Robie House

Frank Lloyd Wright Trust

Families can explore architecture and design in unique and exciting ways in a new program this summer at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House. DESIGN TEAM @ Robie House incorporates play into the creative process as children with an accompanying adult investigate a design challenge and explore that challenge when together they complete an interactive craft. Sessions take place 10 to 11:30 a.m., Thursdays July 9, 16, 23 and 30 at Frederick C. Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago. Admission is $5 per child. Accompanying adults are free. Instruction for the following classes is provided by Frank Lloyd Wright Trust educators in collaboration with students from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools • Color and Light: The World Through My Window, July 9: Geometry, color and pattern are explored in the creation of a unique window design inspired by Wright’s magnificent Robie House windows. http://flwright.org/programs/designteam1 • Building Blocks of Architecture: Designing with LEGO©, July 16: Visit Wright’s Robie house for a discovery-filled, hands-on design workshop. LEGOs are used to solve a design problem and create a building. Participants will have the option to purchase their LEGO creation to take home. http://flwright.org/programs/designteam2 • Sun Prints: Designing with Nature and Light, Thursday, July 23: Participants use light-sensitive paper, found objects and natural materials to make a cyanotype image to take home. http://flwright.org/programs/designteam3 • Junior Architects: Designing and Building My New Home, July 30: Build your dream home from cardboard and found objects. http://flwright.org/programs/designteam4

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Age: 2—24
Cost: FREE
Type: In Person

Date + Time

Date(s): 07/09/2015 - 07/30/2015

Days: Thu

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration deadline: n/a


Education Department




Robie House
5757 S. Woodlawn Ave
Chicago,IL 60637

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