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Saturday High

Seeing It in a Different Light

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Week nine & ten of the Saturday High Architecture class at Art Center College of Design: we are finishing up and presenting, summarizing what we have ...

Thinking Small. Thinking Big.

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 11.08.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Week eight of the Saturday High Architecture class at Art Center College of Design: we leap into master planning. Enticing each one of the students to...

Establishing Hierarchy

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 10.18.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Week seven of the Saturday High Architecture class at Art Center College of Design. I am starting the lesson with a pop quiz. My students quickly begi...

Organizing Circulation

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 10.10.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Week six of the Saturday High Architecture class at Art Center College of Design. Last time I ended the class with a quote from Virginia Woolf: "The s...

Preparing for Success

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 10.03.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Week five of the Saturday High Architecture class at Art Center College of Design. The theme is "orchestrating experience on a different scale: 10 way...

Orchestrating Experience

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 09.25.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Week four of the Saturday High Architecture class at Art Center College of Design. Today we are starting to tackle one of the key concepts: Orchestrat...

Thoughtful Making of Space

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 08.22.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Today I want to concentrate on the concept of shaping, defining space. The quote by Louis Kahn: "Architecture is the thoughtful making of space" is very appropriate.

Asking Questions

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

These kids are considering architecture as a profession -- I have a huge responsibility. When I mention that Leonardo da Vinci explored beauty by studying "ugly" people, they giggle.

Room to Grow

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 08.07.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

Well, I doubted my potential for being a good architect, parent, and author. Now the question is: Do I have it in me to be a good teacher?