Published: 12th Jul 2019

PLACED Academy – a free, year-long programme designed to inspire the next generation of place makers from the North West has launched. Throughout the year, teenagers enrolled in the PLACED Academy will take part in a tailored programme of workshops and activities covering architecture, planning and regeneration. Social Enterprise PLACED is behind the programme and they say participants will learn skills in site analysis, brief development, design, model making and presentation – providing real life, practical and sector-specific experience which can be difficult to obtain for young people within the Academy’s age group. The group will work alongside professionals including architects, planners and urban designers as well as students currently studying within the built environment sector, extending ‘true insight and insider knowledge,’ to enable participants to identify what future job role they may wish to pursue. The programme is being funded by 24 established businesses working in the built environment … (To read the full article, subscribe below)