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Camp session: Daniels Bootcamp: Exploring Careers in Design - Summer 2021 (Summer Youth Programming at the Daniels Faculty at U OF T)

Daniels Bootcamp: Exploring Careers in Design - Summer 2021


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Summer Youth Programming at the Daniels Faculty at U OF T


Program and Sessions Details:

  • Virtual program
  • Age 15 - 18+ (Coed)
  • Specialized in Architecture, offers 5 activities
  • 8 session dates to choose from
  • Cost starting from $500
  • Special needs support not available


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DANIELS DESIGN BOOTCAMP - Summer 2021

The Daniels Design Bootcamp provides a comprehensive introduction to the discipline of architecture, giving you the opportunity to experience different ways of seeing, thinking, and making through the lens of design. The program will develop your skills in a broad range of design tools and techniques, providing a strong foundation to explore your creative potential.

WHO?
This program is designed for late high school (grades 11 and 12) and undergraduate participants of all disciplines who are interested in architecture. This program is open to all participants, including English-speaking international students.

For anyone interested in a future career in design, the Daniels Design Career Discovery Bootcamp is a great opportunity to experience the intensive studio culture that characterizes most architecture programs. Our bootcamp programs allow participants to build up collections of drawings and models that will complement admissions portfolios. 

The program will also include:
—Lectures by practicing architects and faculty.
—Virtual field trips to local buildings and professional offices.
—One-on-one instruction and feedback.
—Training in representation, model-building, and related skills.
—Periodic reviews where participants present their work to practicing architects and other design professionals.]

WHERE?
This program will be delivered online through a variety of platforms including Quercus (the University of Toronto’s learning management system), Zoom web conferencing, Microsoft Teams, and other related software. Students will have access to programs used in our undergraduate program delivery. Participants will also receive access to the Adobe Creative Cloud during the program.

WHEN?
This year, we have revised our 4-week curriculum into four 1-week courses. The courses are listed below and can be taken independently and require no previous experience. Each course is offered twice during the summer and price breaks are provided based on the number of courses taken. There is no course sequencing so mix and match to suit your interests, schedule, and budget (with the exception of Course 4 - Expanded Context). 

HOW?

Course 1 – Site Mapping
Course 1 introduces concepts, tools, and techniques related to site analysis in architecture. Students will develop new understandings of their environment, and learn to visualize these insights as a way to contextualize future acts of design.

Course 2 – Form Finding
Course 2 focuses on the development of design geometries, emphasizing a material process for the generation of architectural form. Through different forms of analog and digital representation, students will create a repeatable module that will act as the basis for a new design intervention.

Course 3 – Design Thinking
Course 3 serves as a broad introduction to the design requirements of architectural construction. Students will explore unique program organizations and their spatial relationships, leading to a deeper understanding of inhabiting space.

Course 4 – Expanded Context
Course 4 emphasizes architecture's role in the city, introducing students to contemporary social, political, and ecological issues related to the built environment. This course will also focus on the creation of a design portfolio, giving students the opportunity to develop a refined presentation of their work.

* * Please note that admission to Course 4 will be restricted to students enrolled in the entire 4-week bootcamp curriculum

For those students looking to come out of the program with materials for a portfolio, we highly recommend taking all 4 courses. Over the duration of the courses, you will build out pages of a portfolio through the series of projects. An additional workshop is provided to those going through the entire course. 


Fees & Registration
Each course is $625 (5-day weeks) or $500 (4-day weeks), however bundled options are available:

1 course: $625 (5-day weeks) or $500 (4-day weeks)
2 courses: $75 off registration fee
3 courses: $150 off registration fee
4 courses: $225 off registration fee

All fees include a $50 non-refundable administrative fee.
Please email [email protected] if you register for multiple courses and your discount will be applied.
Discounts are available for U of T staff, faculty, students, and alumni.

Registration for this program is now open! Click here 



Session Dates and Locations:

Jun 28 - Jul 02, 2021
Virtual Program,
Online

09:00 - 16:00
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T
F
S
$625
2021-06-28625
Jul 05 - 09, 2021
Virtual Program,
Online

09:00 - 16:00
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
$625
2021-07-05625
Jul 12 - 16, 2021
Virtual Program,
Online

09:00 - 16:00
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
$500 - $625
2021-07-12500
Jul 19 - 23, 2021
Virtual Program,
Online

09:00 - 16:00
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
$625
2021-07-19625
Jul 26 - 30, 2021
Virtual Program,
Online

09:00 - 16:00
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
$625
2021-07-26625
Aug 03 - 06, 2021
Virtual Program,
Online

09:00 - 16:00
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
$500 - $625
2021-08-03500
Aug 09 - 13, 2021
Virtual Program,
Online

09:00 - 16:00
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
$500 - $625
2021-08-09500
Aug 16 - 20, 2021
Virtual Program,
Online

09:00 - 16:00
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
$625
2021-08-16625


Character Development:

  • Interpersonal skills: The Daniels Bootcamp encourages different ways of seeing, thinking, and making through the lens of design, providing a strong foundation to explore your creative potential.
  • Creativity: The Daniels Design Bootcamp is a great opportunity to experience the intensive studio culture that characterizes most architecture programs and allows participants to work alongside peers and mentors in fun and engaging ways.


Activities:

Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

Architecture
Drawing
Instructor lead (group)
Instructor lead (one on one)
Photo/Video
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive




Get an understanding the fundamentals of architectural design, architectural education, and related career paths.

 

 
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Summer Youth Programming at the Daniels Faculty at U OF T  
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Phone number:
(647) 915-5265
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