Architectural Foundation
Enhancing our community’s appreciation of the built environment.
Since 1983.
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Knowledge for all ages.
Find out what makes living in Santa Barbara unique!
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Sketch sessions every spring. Come draw with local architects and artists.

KIDS DRAW ARCHITECTURE

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AFSB annual memberships provide the primary funding for our youth and community education programs.

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Santa Barbara’s Historic Sabado & Domingo Architectural Walking Tours

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We offer a series of youth education programs, scholarship opportunities and more!

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Summer fun with a purpose. Architecture, engineering, and design camps for children in grades 2 – 9.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY KIDZ ENGINEERING 101, INC.

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Experience exceptional local art and our new virtual exhibitions.

VISIT OUR UNIQUE ART GALLERY

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For students studying architecture.
For those proud to live in Santa Barbara.
For local art.
For education.

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Education Programs. Year Round. Ages 5 – 18+

LEARN ABOUT DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE.

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AFSB annual memberships provide the primary funding for our youth and community education programs.

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“Belief in the significance of architecture is premised on the notion that we are, for better or worse, different people in different places – and on the conviction that it is architecture’s task to render vivid to us who we might ideally be.”
Alain de Botton, The Architecture of Happiness

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