WHSAD students are not expected to wait until they graduate college to begin their first job. Experience in the workplace is as crucial to a student's education as the classroom. The goal at WHSAD is that our students enter college and begin adulthood with the advantage of … [Read More...]
Located in one of New York City's premier neighborhoods along the Brooklyn waterfront, Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design (WHSAD for short) offers students a unique and engaging four-year course sequence with a focus in architectural drafting, design principles, and historic preservation. Our inter-disciplinary and hands-on approach to architecture, design, and the visual arts integrates internship experiences and skills training throughout core academic content areas. WHSAD students can earn a Career & Technical Education (CTE) endorsed diploma in Architectural Drafting & Design, and up to 6 college credits upon graduation from our program.All of our students are given the opportunity to participate in paid internships with industry partners. Please take a moment to review the following posts to learn more about our program.
Work Based Learning at WHSAD
Please review the following documents to learn more about how to host a WHSAD student for an internship at your company/organization and the skill sets that our students develop through our four year program. If you have any questions, or are interested in hosting an … [Read More...]
WHSAD’s class of 2017 collaborated with teaching artists from the Park Avenue Armory to create individual and group manifestos using Julian Rosenfeldt’s exhibition “Manifesto”, performed by Cate Blanchett, as their inspiration. This video is a selection of manifestos written by students in WHSAD’s class of 2017 as part of a senior year project. For information on Resenfeldt’s “Manifesto” click here.
WHSAD Students at Work
The video above, featured in the “WHSAD Student Photography” playlist at WHSAD TV, provides a glimpse into one of the many facets of student life at WHSAD, through photographs. Check out the full playlist at WHSAD TV.
What’s Happening at WHSAD
On June 23, 2017, Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design students put their skills on display in presenting their designs for the Bushwick Hotel lobby. Focusing on aesthetics and customer service, students developed floor plans for the lobby space that will include a reception area, lounge, and restaurant. Through this project, … [Read More...]