Tag: Engineering

Australian students visit NASA mission control as part of STEM program

Posted on SMH, January 22, 2017 Sarah Mullins was sitting in science class when her ears pricked up. An opportunity to visit NASA Mission control was available, and she could not apply quickly enough to be part of the program. Upon hearing of her successful application, Sarah, 16, said that she felt “really, really excited about … continue reading


Posted on Arckit Blog,  ARCKIT EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR SCHOOLS   We’re working with Teach Design to develop an Arckit Education Progamme for schools in the UK and US to teach hands-on architecture, design and CAD skills using Arckit models. It’s been a long time coming and we are delighted to announce that we are now … continue reading


Posted on Arckit Blog,  ARCKIT SEND IN: FLORIAN FROM AUSTRALIA Here are a few images sent in from Australia. Florian is 15 years old and already an incredibly talented model maker, exploring some creative and inspirational structures using Arckit. We’re hoping to feature more models from the Arckit community in the future, so have fun building and don’t … continue reading

The Mums Choice Awards – Best Construction Toy Winner!

The Mums Choice Awards – Best Construction Toy Winner! After weeks of testing, we here at UKMums.TV are proud to name our favourite Construction Toy for 2016 as: Name: Arckit GO Colours Price: £49.99 Website: www.arckit.net Manufacturer: Arckit “Arckit is a multi-award winning architectural model building design tool. Based on modern building techniques, Arckit’s reusable freeform … continue reading

Arckit: 3 Steps to Creating a Professional Architectural Model

Posted on Engeneering.com, May 11, 2016 Despite all the wonders of computer-generated imagery, with its photorealistic renderings and virtual reality, sometimes there’s nothing like an actual physical model. In such cases, the typical approach for architects is to construct a one-time-use scale model. These can be very difficult to adapt when a client requests changes—but what … continue reading