CITIES AND SUSTAINABILITY
I have had an interest in cities for a long time. I am able to clearly see images of buildings, machines, and city maps in my mind while drawing and creating.
The earliest memory of this was when at age 4, I built a model of our local water supply pipeline with wooden blocks. At the time my parents didn’t know what I had built but when we later visited Cotter Dam, we discovered that it was an exact (smaller size) model.
I have continued to explore my interests in engineering, architecture, energy production, and cities to a greater depth.
While working on my project, I decided to learn more about sustainability as a concept and how it impacts cities as well as urban planning.
Project space helped me learn to plan and think about how to explore my interests. I am new to the idea of presenting my learning to other people and I am keen to try it again and find new ways to share my passions.
HISTORY OF CITIES AND SUSTAINABILTY
When I first started Project Space, I found it difficult to define what my project was. I have a deep interest in many areas that overlap within the context of cities, urban design and planning.
Project space has helped me to define what to discover next, how to plan, problem-solve and finish projects.
I have plans to continue working on research, projects, model building, experiments, as well as looking into some hobby and business ideas I have discovered along the way.
Aaron, Project Space Participant
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I’m sure you already KNOW that we’re moving away from a knowledge-based workforce and into an economy where critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration and other 'soft skills' are the MOST sought after qualities of the 21st century employee or business owners.
(Source: ‘What Are 21st Century Skills’, Applied Educational Systems, 2019)
I’m sure you also know that your child has what it takes to make it in this dynamic new world – they just need to learn the right-skills and connect with the right-people to guide them…