Each summer, Maryland’s Architecture program opens its doors to the next generation of bright minds through the University’s Young Scholars Program. For three weeks, a group of high school students—typically rising sophomores and juniors—get a taste of college life and the chance to immerse themselves in a university-level architecture program. This year, ARCH 150: “Discovering Architecture,” taught by Associate Professor of Architecture Luis Diego Quiros, will lead 64 students through the basic design principles of architecture as they create and develop a design project, interact with graduate-level architecture students and professionals, and explore some of the world’s most stunning architecture.
“Discovering Architecture really boils down to teaching what architects do, and the basic tools for how they do it,” says Quiros. “It’s a great opportunity for the School to reach out to prospective students from all over the world and expose them to the built environment in a unique way.”Read the full article here.
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