Science in the City: Pacts Architectural Program at the Franklin Insitute

Science in the City: Pacts Architectural Program at the Franklin Insitute The PACTS youth leadership program offers a free 3 year architecture and urban planning program designed to teach an awareness of the urban environment through an introduction to architecture and the process of design.

The program identifies the basic fundamental elements of a city by reintroducing the students to the city as a place to live, work and experience in a new light. The program focuses on two key areas: are young people aware of their built environment and do they have an appreciation of good design and architecture. The founder believes that more emphasis on architecture and design is needed for a

The program identifies the basic fundamental elements of a city by reintroducing the students to the city as a place to live, work and experience in a new light. The program focuses on two key areas: are young people aware of their built environment and do they have an appreciation of good design and architecture. The founder believes that more emphasis on architecture and design is needed for a

2012-2013 School Year
01/06/2013

2012-2013 School Year

What did we learn from our experiment?
01/03/2013

What did we learn from our experiment?

12/07/2012

Bus Shelters: They are not just for waiting. Let's think about how we want to build our projects next week!

2012-2013 School Year
11/18/2012

2012-2013 School Year

11/03/2012

Great meeting today. The parents were very excited and eager to engage their children in the program! Thanks Mike and Clive! Looking forward to beginning the year!

09/19/2012

The first day of class is November 3rd. Mark your calendars!

Science in the City: Pacts Architectural Program at the Franklin Insitute's cover photo
09/18/2012

Science in the City: Pacts Architectural Program at the Franklin Insitute's cover photo

2011-2012 School Year
09/15/2012

2011-2012 School Year

Class photo at the Perelman with program founder Clive Copping.
09/15/2012

Class photo at the Perelman with program founder Clive Copping.

Science in the City: Pacts Architectural Program at the Franklin Insitute's cover photo
09/14/2012

Science in the City: Pacts Architectural Program at the Franklin Insitute's cover photo

09/14/2012

Hello! Welcome to Science in the City; the architectural program at the Franklin Institute!

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222 N 20th St
Philadelphia, PA
19103

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The design process is explored through project driven learning and lectures in architecture. Students are exposed to new contemporary architecture and theory utilizing various mediums such as museum exhibits, walking tours, site visits, model making and video documentaries.

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