Architecture (Junior Badge) ( Instructions on how to put a wizard theme on it)

Architecture (Junior Badge) ( Instructions on how to put a wizard theme on it)

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1. Building Tour   Look through your community, amusement park, city or any area you are visiting with a family member.  View examples of architecture.  Record your findings on a camera or sketch book.  Which structures did you like or not like?.

2.  Making their mark  Research an architect and view a project they completed online or in person. Find out why they are known for their creations.

3.  Down to scale  An architectural plan is a drawing of your project that uses a scale measurement.  Which means 1 foot on their project is only 1 inch on the drawing. Make your own plan of a room using paper or a computer program.

4.  Conserving Energy  Find out what kinds of laws exist in your state that encourage energy conservation in building structures. 

5. Nature's Design  Design a garden, maze, special theme, public, Japanese, or children's garden for flowers or vegetables on paper OR scale.  Include special structures, walkways, and special items that make it unique.

6.  Making your Mark   Participate in a project that helps restore a public space or building in your community.  Take before and after pictures.

7.Architecture Around the World  Crate a way to show the architecture  of different countries. What make the architecture distinct to that country? How have the climate, culture and natural resources or lifestyle shaped the architecture?  What do homes and building tell you about the people that live there?

8. Idea File  Create a notebook or computer file to keep your favorite architectural ideas in. Use this file to reflect on as you complete other requirements of this badge.

9. From airports to zoos  In a group brainstorm and make a list of buildings or combination buildings you would love to design if you were an architect.  Decide who  will use them, what activities would happen in them and will people with disabilities use them.

10 House of Sticks  Create a structure out of twigs, small pieces of driftwood, toothpicks, coffee stirrer sticks, or small sticks.  Use appropriate tools and materials to create the structure.

How to put a wizard twist on the requirements.

Use the above requirements but theme it to the wizarding world. Examples are below.

#1 Building Tour and  #8 Idea File  (Collect photos of the wizarding world.  Sort them into a notebook or computer folder of the ones that you really like) 

2.  Making their mark  (Stuart Craig and his art team designed the Hogwart Castle and images located in Universal Studio park)  He is from England and has designed several other favorite architectural works in movies and theme parks.

#3  Down to scale Make your own plan of a wizard room using paper or a computer program.  The ideas are endless.

#5. Nature's Design Create a wizard  flower garden or maze for your castle or house. What is in your garden? Fairies, giant flowers, etc.  Use your imagination.

#6 Architecture Around the World  How is the housing and architecture different in England where the wizards reside? What make the architecture distinct to that country? How have the climate, culture and natural resources or lifestyle shaped the architecture?  What do homes and building tell you about the people that live there?

#9 From airports to zoos  Create shops, buildings and structures in your wizarding world. Decide who will use them, what activities would happen in them and will people with disabilities use them.What did you include?

#10 House of Sticks  Create Fairy houses with sticks and natural resources. Use appropriate tools and materials to create the structure.

 

 


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