Play Architect! - Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture

Play Architect!

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Above, Wolfgang Hoffner explores the “Play Architect!” area of the Renegades: Bruce Goff and the American School of Architecture exhibition at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art.

American School architects designed in response to five things: People, Place, Time, Materials, and Spirit. They often created designs for particular individuals and locations.

You are invited to play American School architect!

Select a client from the list below; gather some blocks, Legos, or other fun materials like feathers, popsicle sticks or rocks; pick a good site in your backyard, then build a house for your client suited to their unique needs!

Choose your client

Click on a client below to download a PDF that lists their characteristics and preferences.

Kath

Ron

Todd

Suzie

Geoff

Yeeph

Deshaun

Franny

Zoe

Elle

Characters were developed by students in Dr. Stephanie Pilat’s “Modern and Contemporary” course in Fall 2019.

We want to see your designs!

Share your pics with the tag #playarchitect on social media.

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