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3D Printing with Minecraft: Architecture for Good

  • Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) Museum of Design Atlanta Atlanta United States (map)
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Ages 7-14

Join us at MODA and design architecture for good in Minecraft!

Join us at MODA for Minecraft, 3D printing and a museum tour all in one class. Tour MODA’s current exhibition, Design for Good: Architecture for Everyone with a MODA educator and see examples of real-life architecture projects in that show creative approaches to designing structures for the unique people who live and work in them. Then using the exhibition as inspiration, design your own architectural models in Minecraft. Learn about the design thinking process and use it with coding to make epic Minecraft models that we’ll 3D print for you after class. Participants will also learn about 3D printing and how to use Minecraft as a computer-aided design (CAD) tool. After the class, MODA will 3D print participants’ model which will be available for pick-up in two to three weeks.

Participating Young Designers Will:

  • Develop skills in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) programs

  • Learn about and practice technical sketching

  • Learn to use Minecraft as a design tool

  • Use CAD programs to create simple solids and complex figures

  • Be introduced to 3D printing

  • Improve 3D printing skills

  • Build empathy through understanding user needs

  • Develop design and engineering skills

  • Build skills to improve collaboration in teams

$35 for MODA members / $40 Non-Members. Fee also includes admission to our current exhibitions for the participant and 1 adult.

Cancellation policy:

If you must cancel your plans, please notify us at least 7 days prior to the event start to receive a refund of the ticket cost minus a $10 processing fee per class. Refunds are not available if we are notified less than 7 days prior to the event start. Refunds are not available if you fail to notify us or attend the event.

MODA reserves the right to cancel a program if registration for the event does not meet the minimum enrollment requirements. If MODA cancels a program, a full refund will be issued to all registrants.

Exemption Notice: This program is not licensed by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning and is not required to be licensed. Bright from the Start does not regulate or routinely inspect this program. For additional information, go to or call 404.657-5562.