Making a city

Español This project was about urban development. We began talking about the city, discussing about everything that takes place where we live; since we have all experienced or lived in cities and towns, we all know about the subject. I showed them some images of Majadahonda´s urban planning, which is the location of their school…Read more Making a city

Building Pyramids

Español We have been working on basic structural concepts and ideas in this activity. They would build one paper pyramid out of square-base small pyramids, and the challenge was to put together as many as they could to build the largest pyramid. As a source of inspiration, we began taking a look to the Giza…Read more Building Pyramids

Designing Chairs

Español "A chair is only finished when someone sits in it." Hans J. Wegner, furniture designer   We have designed chairs. It was one of the most interesting sessions we have had. A chair is a simple but elaborate object that can spark really engaging conversations. We began talking about chair design. We talked about…Read more Designing Chairs

Making Houses

Español We had another wonderful and successful session making houses in the workshops at Endaze I. B. S. We started talking about the design and construction of a house: what does the architect do? What does come first? How is the process until the house is built? After that, they got down to business and…Read more Making Houses

Inspired by…

Español Tara Donovan. Haze (2003). Rice University Art Gallery. Texas, USA The material Tara Donovan used for this artwork is one of the most popular and unnoticed objects you can imagine: plastic drinking straws. She stacked over two million of them against a gallery wall. The work plays with the idea of the multiple impressions…Read more Inspired by…

Hacemos Casas en Clase

English Este proyecto lo hicimos en la clase de Year 1 (Tercero de Infantil) del Colegio Internacional Endaze.  Estuvimos trabajando con los profesores en una sesión de dos horas y media en la clase, dentro del horario escolar. La idea era conectar la actividad con los objetivos y materias que están dando dentro del Programa…Read more Hacemos Casas en Clase