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Day 1 Introduction in a Building Scale

Topic: Skyscraper – global architecture
After completing the activities, can you answer the following questions? Let us know. 
  • What is a Skyscraper? 
  • What about the skyscrapers in your city and in the world?
  • What basic vocabulary do architects use to describe skyscrapers?
Activities


Day 2 Introduction in a City Scale

Topic: Urbanism – downtown development
After completing the activities, can you answer the following questions? Let us know. 
  • How does a city change along with the development of skyscrapers?
  • What does a city look like in different views?
  • How do People interact and experience skyscrapers?
Activities

Day 3 Exploration by Zooming In

Topic: Construction – technology and materials

After completing the activities, can you answer the following questions? Let us know. 

  • What are the strategies for a close look?
  • What are the basic elements of skyscrapers?
  • How do material and structure made skyscraper possible?
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Day 4 Exploration by Zooming Out

Topic: Critical thinking – justice observation
After completing the activities, can you answer the following questions? Let us know. 
  • What is a “good” skyscraper?
  • What does “good” mean?
  • Is “good” always “good”?
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Day 5 Investigation of Building Systems

Topic: Systems – life of a skyscraper
After completing the activities, can you answer the following questions? Let us know. 
  • What are the systems that support skyscrapers to function?
  • How do a skyscraper breathe?
  • How to help a skyscraper breathe better?
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Day 6 Investigation of Building Programs

Topic: Programs – life in skyscrapers
After completing the activities, can you answer the following questions? Let us know. 
  • What do people do in skyscrapers?
  • How do people occupy a floor level?
  • How do people move vertically?
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Day 7 Design for a Big Story

Topic: Story – system thinking
After completing the activities, can you answer the following questions? Let us know. 
  • What is a “big story”?
  • What to be considered in a big story?
  • How to tell a big story?
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Day 8 Design through Testing

Topic: Polishment – modeling over and over again
After completing the activities, can you answer the following questions? Let us know. 
  • How to develop a design?
  • How to test various options?
  • How to make a decision?
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Day 9 Design for More

Topic: Final design – more to consider
After completing the activities, can you answer the following questions? Let us know. 
  • How to design sustainably?
  • How can a building with longevity?
  • How to deliver your design?
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Day 10 Design in Practice

Topic: Reflection – an important step
After completing the activities, can you answer the following questions? Let us know. 
  • How to share your design?
  • How does cost affect design and practice?
  • What does schedule mean to a project?
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