PHLF’s place-based educational programs give students throughout the Pittsburgh region the opportunity to use a range of academic skills to solve real community problems and explore career interests in the process. On December 7, 2016, twelve students from 10 school districts in Allegheny County presented their design solutions for a vacant lot at 307-09 East Eighth Avenue in Homestead.
ALN Coordinator, Samantha Weaver, talks about the new Architecture Learning Network (ALN) which offers support for students in architecture education programs, as they become active, thoughtful citizens in their communities. The design process can get messy, but it’s beautiful.
ALN organization, CMU's Architecture Explorations program, provided enrichment activities for PPS's Summer Dreamers Academy, one of several summer programs part of a study that reveals attendance critical to improvement in math and reading.