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Daniels Design Discovery (In-Person) - Summer 2022

Run by Youth Programming at the Daniels Faculty at U OF T



About this Day Camp

Youth Programming at the Daniels Faculty at U OF T - Daniels Design Discovery (In-Person) - Summer 2022

  • Day Camp
  • Age 15 - 18+ (Coed)
  • Specialized in Architecture—offers 6 activities
  • 4 session dates to choose from
  • Cost starting from $1,350
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support not available  

This camp is designed to build the following character traits:

  • Interpersonal skills: Learn to design in an interative process and provide feedback to others
  • Creativity: Work on creative projects that can go in your portfolio

For anyone interested in a future career in design, the Daniels Design Discovery is a great opportunity to experience the intensive studio culture that characterizes most architecture programs. Our programs allow participants to build up a collection of drawings and models that will complement an admissions portfolio. Students are able to use the design facilities at the Daniels Building at 1 Spadina Crescent.

WHO?
The Daniels Design Discovery (In-Person)  is designed for late high school (grades 10, 11 and 12) and undergraduate students of all disciplines who are interested in architecture (Ages 15+). This program is open to all participants, including English-speaking international students.

WHAT & WHY?

FFor anyone interested in a future career in design, the Daniels Design Discovery is a great opportunity to experience the intensive studio culture that characterizes most architecture programs. Our programs allow participants to build up a collection of drawings and models that will complement an admissions portfolio. Students are able to use the design facilities at the Daniels Building at 1 Spadina Crescent.

Course 1 develops basic site analysis, design, and form-making skills. It is a pre-requisite for enrolment in Course 2, which further specifies basic designs with program and construction principles, while exploring architecture's role in the city in relation to social, political and ecological issues. Both courses include the creation of a design portfolio.
 
The program will also include:

  • Lectures by practicing architects and faculty. 
  • Field trips to significant local buildings and professional offices. 
  • One-on-one instruction and feedback. 
  • Training in representation, model-building, and related skills.
  • An introduction to design studio culture & practices.
  • Periodic reviews where students present their work to graduate students, practicing architects and other design
  • professionals. 

To really understand the benefits of the program, please see the Testimonials section online.

WHERE?
The program will be delivered in-person at the Daniels Building at 1 Spadina Crescent. Students will have access to studios during program hours. 

WHEN?
The courses are listed below. Course 1 is a pre-requisite to Course 2. Course prices listed below with bundled cost.

Session 1

Course 1 - Site & Form
June 27 - July 8, 2022*
(9-day course - no program on Canada Day)

Course 2 - Architecture & the City
July 11 - July 22, 2022

Session 2

Course 1 - Site & Form
July 25 - August 5, 2022*
(9-day course - no program on Civic Holiday)

Course 2 - Architecture & the City
August 8 - August 19, 2022

All courses run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

HOW?

Course 1 - Site & Form

Course 1 develops basic site analysis, design, and form-making skills.

Dates: 
June 27 - July 8, 2022*
(9-day course - no program on Canada Day)
Cost: $1,350

OR 

July 25 - August 5, 2022*
(9-day course - no program on Civic Holiday)
Cost: $1,350

Course 2 - Architecture & the City 

Course 2 further specifies basic designs with program and construction principles, while exploring architecture's role in the city in relation to social, political and ecological issues. Both courses include the creation of a design portfolio.

Dates: 
July 11 - July 22, 2022
Cost: $1,500

OR

Course 2
August 8 - August 19, 2022
Cost: $1,500

Cost for both courses: $2,500

All courses run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

FEES & REGISTRATION

Register here

Session 1 & 2
Course 1: $1,350
Course 2: $1,500
Course 1&2: $2,500

Price includes access to Adobe Creative Cloud and Rhino during the program.

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.

Cancellation Policy

Registrants can cancel their application no later than June 1 and will receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee per registrant per course/program cancelled. Refunds or credits are not available for any cancellation made after June 1. This is necessary to ensure that our instructors can be hired and trained in time for program delivery and are treated fairly with confirmed contracts.

Registrations received after June 1 are considered final. Refunds or credits are not available for registrations received after June 1.

Please see all our registration policies here.

  Visit website to register

Session Dates and Rates

Jun 27 - Jul 08. '22
Downtown West, Toronto, ON
1 Spadina Crescent

09:00 - 16:00
$1,350
2022-06-271350
Jul 11 - 22. '22
Downtown West, Toronto, ON
1 Spadina Crescent

09:00 - 16:00
$1,500
2022-07-111500
Jul 18 - Aug 05. '22
Downtown West, Toronto, ON
1 Spadina Crescent

09:00 - 16:00
$1,350
2022-07-181350
Aug 08 - 19. '22
Downtown West, Toronto, ON
1 Spadina Crescent

09:00 - 16:00
$1,500
2022-08-081500

Activities

  Recreational         Instructional      
  Intense or Competitive

  Architecture
  Drawing
  Instructor lead (group)
  Instructor lead (one on one)
  Photography
  Videography

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