Kids in Architecture is an event held each year as a way to engage K-12 students with the local architectural community. As a one-day workshop, volunteers from the Greater Columbia AIA work with students from a local school district to create an art/architecture project.


2016 Project – Rube Goldberg Machine

In 2016, the program goals were achieved through the design and construction of a Rube Goldberg machine. In this activity, students worked together and learned that there is more than one creative solution to any problem. Through the successful design of their machines, students discovered the beauty in any design can be found in how it accomplishes its goal.

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