Draw your perfect home, neighbourhood or fun place to visit of the future!

Draw a neighbourhood, home or place to visit of the future and everything you want to see in it.

What You’ll Need

  • Pencils, pens or paints
  • Paper
  • Download our blank template here
Draw, animate or 3D model your ideal home, neighbourhood or place to visit of the future and win prizes with the My Future: My Design Comp.

Step 1.

Download the map template above, if you are using it, and collect your drawing materials together.

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Step 2.

Let’s begin by deciding what you want to do first:

  1. Draw a plan of your future neighbourhood on a piece of paper or the map template.
  2. Draw a plan of a home
  3. Draw a plan of a place to visit

We will start with 1.

Step 3.

Draw a plan of your future neighbourhood on a piece of paper or the map template.

Think about what you would like in your neighbourhood such as: Houses, schools, parks, shops, transport systems, places to visit. Designate zones on your map and create a key that shows what each area is for. You can use labels to add more detailed information, or add more detailed drawings

Map

Step 4.

To design a home, decide what angles you will show. Consider drawing the outside of the home, but also an arial view or cross section. Highlight interesting features using arrow and labels

Home plan

Step 5.

To design a place to visit think about what your neighbourhood needs for fun, entertainment, or health, is there place you would like to go to?

Create a plan showing the inside of the place, explain what happens in there.

Places to visit

Step 6.

Send your designs to us! Don’t forget to make sure you have your name on your entry.

Submit your individual entry

Submit your schools entry

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