ArKIDecture x Exhale | Children Workshop


Breathable City | Breathable Buildings

Creating Building frame works and systems that could capture wind to form bubbles

By ArKIDecture BEEP

“ArKIDecture X Exhale” presents “ The Breathable City Design : Breathable Buildings” as part of the concept and inspiration to draw from the similarity between our human body system and the complex building systems such as Structure, circulatory and respiratory systems in our body. The creation of a breathable building goes beyond just one that is well naturally & mechanically ventilated space.

A breathable building has specific design features that are able to manage water vapor, wind and lighting conditions of a building that will improve the user experience of the space.

This 2-hours hand on experiential children workshop aims to allow its participants to learn how to design and build urban typologies that applies design principles and features that is able to allow the building to capture natural wind, enhance natural lightings and deal with water vapor and moisture by having a breathable building design features with various recycled materials. And collectively as they put together each of their breathable building they could now create a city that is sustainable and breathable.

7 Oct (Fri, Children's Day) & 8 Oct Sat

Age Group: 6-12 yrs old

Format: Team of 1 child + 1 adult (2 pax per team)

Complimentary session, Registration required.

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About ArKIDecture BEEP:

Based in Singapore, ArKIDecture is design based educational program where your Children learn about Creativity, Critical Analysis, Collaborative Learning & Combined Application.

Their mission is to empower and inspire children to learn about the natural, Built and cultural Environment we live in. So that they may be come responsible users and designer tomorrow.


A Fringe Event of Archifest 2016:

Archifest is an annual public festival for Singapore to celebrate architecture and the built environment, is organised by the Singapore Institute of Architects, in partnership with Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects. 2016 sees the festival celebrating its 10thanniversary, which will be held from 23 September to 9 October 2016, at Raffles Place Park. The 2016 theme is titled “EXHALE”. Visit www.archifest.sg for more events.

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Fri Oct 7, 2016
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM SGT
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5 Raffles Place, Singapore 048618 Singapore
Raffles Place Station (EW14/NS26) Take Exit A or B, towards One Raffles Place/ Clifford Centre/ Chevron House/ Raffles Place Park. We are located right between Exits A & B.
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