Inspiring the Future Generation of Architects & Designers

Where do you find your inspiration?

This summer, children visiting Pretend City Children’s Museum can find inspiration at a new interactive summer exhibit called “Dream It, Draw It, Build It”. Ware Malcomb provided pro-bono design services for the exhibit, which runs through September 3, 2018.

The exhibit features three activity zones that introduce children to different aspects of the architectural design process.

At Zone 1 (Inspiration/Process/Methodology), children can bring their dreams to life with a dress-up corner and inspiration wall.

Zone 2 (Drawing/Planning/Thinking) allows children to experiment with drafting tools and explore brainstorming processes during the initial stages of design.

At Zone 3 (Applying/Building/Materiality), three free play activities are available for children to collaborate, experiment, and bring their sketches to life.

“An interactive hands-on experience is vital for children,” said Sandra Bolton, Executive Director of Pretend City Children’s Museum. “The Dream it, Draw it, Build it exhibit encourages children to explore all aspects of architecture and design by visualizing a concept and making that concept a reality. We are very fortunate to have this exhibit design sponsored by Ware Malcomb.”

Ware Malcomb is grateful for the opportunity to partner with Pretend City on this unique exhibit and inspire the future generation of architects.

We would also like to extend a special thanks to our client Ganahl Lumber, who generously donated the lumber used for the exhibit.

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