Little ArchitectRosslyn Hill, Hampstead
The AA is holding a Summer School for children from the age of seven to 12. It will run on weekdays from 10.00 until 14.00 at Rosslyn Hill in Hampstead. The school is directed by Mark Cousins of the AA and the artist Koushna Navabi. They will be assisted by Niloofar Kakhi and Mahsa Ramezan Poor. Applications are welcome, including from parents who work at the AA, for whom there would be transport for the children to and from the AA. These parents will also be given a discount.
The school will be organised around a collective project. After the initial classes in certain drawing techniques the students will visit London Zoo as part of an exploration of poor living and housing conditions of animals. After this research the project will move to consider a new site for housing animals in the grassy area around Kenwood on Hampstead Heath.
The school will provide an opportunity for participants to think, speak and draw buildings, maps and versions of plans. There will be an opportunity to make models and to experiment with different materials. This will lead to the collective project on the imagined site on Hampstead Heath. A previous knowledge of parametrics is not required!
The deadline for applications is TBC.
The AA Visiting School requires a fee of £400 per participant.