Last Friday was Field Trip day for Young Disciples Christian Academy!

The students toured our Scottsdale office and got to see our team hard at work. George Melara showed them our “Design Pin-Up” area where project ideas start to come together. Our classic Sketch Session had to be part of the agenda; challenging everyone's drawing skills (the happy onions was the favorite).  Linnea, Mihir & Janelle joined in on the fun!

The enthusiastic youngsters learned all about the architectural design process from start to finish, including sketching an idea by hand, turning a sketch into a Sketchup model,  selecting materials, creating renderings, incorporating sustainability, creating detailed plans for construction, and working to get approvals and construction completed. Last we shared some information on the process of becoming an architect, different paths of education, and most important - the impact of design in our community.