Architecture in New York

If you've always had a passion for architecture, then look no further! Learn about how this world renowned city was shaped by its iconic architecture and what it takes to become a professional in the field!

Architecture Course for teens in New York

Program Highlights

Master all the steps of building a structure—from strategic ideation to the finished product
Design buildings, select materials and analyze the sustainability impact as you perform hands-on design simulations
Prepare a portfolio of your final presentation, including hand drawings and digital scale models
Visit professional firms and tour behind the scenes of local attractions to see the best examples of various architectural styles
Hands-on architecture project - building 3D design model

Residential Tuition :
$4,998 USD Will increase to $5,198 on Dec 31, 2021

Extended Commuter Tuition:
$3,398 USD Will increase to $3,598 on Dec 31, 2021

Commuter Tuition:
$2,798 USD Will increase to $2,998 on Dec 31, 2021


Session 1: June 19 - July 1, 2022

Session 2: July 3 - July 15, 2022


New York
Fordham University - Lincoln Center


  • It was nice to have an actual engineer as the instructor of the course who had been on the job for most of his life.

    Griffin H.

Course Overview

Are you considering a career in architecture or design? Are you working on your college application and portfolio? Or are you simply curious about what it is like to be an architect? The Summer Springboard architecture course for high school students introduces architectural ideas, design principles, and methods of exploring problems of the built environment in a collaborative studio setting. While working on a design project you will learn about the academic path to an architectural degree, the day-to-day work of an architect, and the career opportunities.

Topics you'll explore

Hands-On Learning

At the New York campus, excursions could include a tour of the iconic Chrysler Building or more modern creations such as 4 Times Square, a green-design building constructed in 2000 by Fox & Fowle, known for their sustainably designed buildings, or the World Trade Center Transportation Hub (commonly known as the Oculus) recognized for its symbolism and physical complexity.

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Career Exploration

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Architect drafting blueprint

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Summer Springboard Pre-College Summer Program