Student Summary: To start off our week we were given two interesting PowerPoint presentations by two professional landscape architects. They informed us on the major points of both landscape architecture and the relationships between clients and the communities. Both presentations helped us further realize the amount of thought has to go into every design plan. Over this […]

Instructor Summary: The design and ‘fabrication’ of a team shirt was used to illustrate the steps required in working with material fabricators during the building process.  The lesson intended to illustrate the several steps required between concept design (where students presented hand drawn designs in their sketchbooks) and fabrication/delivery of the t-shirts.  The winning designer […]

Instructor Summary: The 2010 Summer Design-Build Studio will meet regularly (M-Th) at Curie Metro High School between 8:00am and 12:30pm; Friday meetings will be off-campus and will involve trips to the project site and other related adventures.  Our team is comprised of 12 Chicago Public High School Students, 1 CPS Instructor, and 1 ACE program […]

A.C.E. / Chicago Public School’s Summer Design-Build Workshop Welcome to the 2010 inaugural ACE Summer Design-Build Workshop!  Please see the links above for program schedule, maps and contact information. The ACE / CPS Design-Build Workshop is a unique summer jobs program that develops design and construction skills though a 2-month, hands-on summer studio.  The workshop […]