Engaging Places is the leading guide to using buildings and places for learning and teaching. Hundreds of resources are hosted here including lesson plans, teaching resources about architecture and design, great places to visit or learn about, and details of other useful organisations and upcoming events.

The portal is part of Open-City, the architecture and built environment organisation that provides architectural education for young people, the public, and professionals and communities.

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Teaching Resources on Engaging Places

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Heritage Open Days 2015 programme

Heritage Open Days sees over 4000 properties across England throw open their doors for free in an annual celebration of local architecture, history and culture.


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Unforgettable lessons: overview

Engaging Places network projects show schools and cultural organisations enhancing the curriculum by working together.

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Engaging Places research

Presenting research that assesses the supply and demand of built environment education in schools throughout England.

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