Resources

This section contains premium content for AAO Members to share organizational Resources, from suggested readings to sample agreements. Summaries are accessible to the public, but Member log-in is required to view or download specific Resources.

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AAO Webinar: Crowdfunding Strategies for Your Architecture Organization

This resource features a recording of the December 14, 2017 AAO Webinar on Crowdfunding Strategies for Architecture Organizations, presented by Gabrielle Lyon of the Chicago Architecture Foundation.

Organization: 
Association of Architecture Organizations
Category: 
Fundraising
Posted by aao on December 15, 2017 - 11:11am

What is Planning?: One Page Resources for Kids

Inspire children to consider careers in planning. Access Q&As with various planners, and share with children what it takes to be a planner, why people choose the profession, and how they recommend students get involved.

Organization: 
American Planning Association
Category: 
Design Education
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 9, 2017 - 11:46am

Kids & Community Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt

Every community is special and has a story to tell. This scavenger hunt gives you fun ways to begin exploring the different pieces that make-up your community. By putting these pieces together, you might even learn some of your town's secrets!

Organization: 
American Planning Association
Category: 
Design Education
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 9, 2017 - 11:42am

Metropolis: Classroom resource

Metropolis is a curriculum developed by John Martoni, a third-grade teacher and planner. It was designed as a standards-based, interdisciplinary unit of study for grades 3-6 (though it could be adapted for any grade level). Packed with illustrations and exercises, it is intended for use by elementary classroom teachers and other adults who seek to expose children to a variety of urban forms from around the world. The city elements presented in the lessons are edges, districts, public spaces, landmarks, and transportation.

Organization: 
American Planning Association
Category: 
Design Education
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 9, 2017 - 11:40am

Planning Resources for AAO Members

The American Planning Association has provide a variety of resources for AAO Members in order to help incorporate urban planning principles and projects into our public programs, youth education, and exhibitions. The attached document includes everything from specific curriculum materials to contact information for experts on a variety of topics.

Organization: 
American Planning Association
Category: 
Other
Posted by aao on October 31, 2017 - 10:02am

Architectural History Teaching Resources

The Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative (GAHTC) is a worldwide group of architectural scholars with a mission to produce teaching materials of non-Western subjects for teachers of architectural survey courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. Feel free to browse and download this lecture preparation material for free. This material was produced by scholars belonging to the GAHTC community, and funded through the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Organization: 
Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative
Category: 
Design Education
Posted by aao on October 31, 2017 - 9:45am

Twenty-five Dos and Don'ts of Volunteer Management (2017 Design Matters Conference)

AAO member Hallie Rosen has built volunteer programs from the ground up and she's expanded and overhauled existing programs, too. Along the way she's developed an eye for spotting the makings and habits of quality volunteers. Pick up a trove of simple everyday tips for getting your organization's volunteer corps headed in the right direction.

Organization: 
Hallie Rosen, Chicago Architecture Foundation
Category: 
Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on September 29, 2017 - 12:53pm

Making Architecture Fun: Large Scale Activations (2017 Design Matters Conference)

This summer Studio Gang joins forces with the National Building Museum to create "The Hive," a large site-specific installation bound to deliver a memorable experience for all Museum visitors. In this Conference session, we investigate the motivations for architect and architecture organization, testing where this designer-client relationship soars and where it strains.

Organization: 
Studio Gang and the National Building Museum
Category: 
Exhibitions
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on September 29, 2017 - 9:53am

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