Program “OUR CITIES”
Two groups of children from different cities around the world develop the same project in order to exchange their experiences and learning about a new country and culture.
2014 SERBIA .BARCELONA
2013 MOSCOW .BARCELONA
2012 HELSINKI · BARCELONA
2011 TOKYO · BARCELONA
. Introduce and compare local versus foreign architecture
. Learn about another country, culture, history, geography and customs
. See how we are alike as well as different
. Inspire additional education related to everyday life
. Learn to observe and understand the built environment
. Explore and understand the urban design process
1. LEARNING ABOUT EACH OTHER
(Learn about other’s country, history, geography, customs, and culture.)
Develop skills such as map work and communication
2. DESIGNING CITY
(Discover and understand urban design process)
A design activity involves experiment.
We make planning decisions, based on community need
We make a street grid with principal and secondary streets.
3. NEIGHBORHOOD (Learn to examine and appreciate the built environment)
A neighbourhood reflects the values and needs of its people.
It tells the history of that place.
Exploring the homes, streets, parks, stores, the school they learned and understand the local area.
4. BUILDING CITY
Promote a cooperative project. We decided the type of building we could
Construct. (Residential, commercial, institutional, etc)