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 their adult lives with the advantage … [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 Online Academy – Students Teaching Students
In this video, WHSAD 11th grader Zeal Patel demonstrates how to begin a recreation of the Barcelona Pavilion in AutoCad. Designed by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the Barcelona Pavilion is among the 20th century's most significant architectural designs. For this project Zeal is going to create several short videos to demonstrate the steps needed to successfully recreate this pavilion, so stay tuned for future installments.
Where Are They Now?
Yalina Walrond (Class of 2016) is in her first year at Kean University majoring in Marketing while working as a Visual Supervisor at Victoria’s Secret. “The greatest part about WHSAD is the staff. They genuinely care about their students. My advice to current students is to live in the moment and appreciate your years at WHSAD. You will greatly miss the … [Read More...]
Arlene Lindo, graduate of Williamsburg High School Architecture Design's Class of 2015, currently attends SUNY Oswego where she is majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Arlene has been a constant presence at WHSAD, putting aside time to assist Mr. Codio, Mr. Rodriguez and current WHSAD students with Work Based Learning projects. … [Read More...]
What’s Happening at WHSAD
On Wednesday, 01/11/17, Mr. Cornell, Mr. D'Amato, Ms. Weinstein and Mr. Bruno accompanied a group of WHSAD juniors to the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum at Pier 86 in Manhattan. The Intrepid is an American military and maritime history museum with a collection of ships, aircraft and related artifacts. To learn more about the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum, please click here. While at the museum, students were treated to tours … [Read More...]