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Design for Justice: Hip Hop Architecture with Sekou Cooke

June 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

As architecture grapples with its own racist legacy, Hip-Hop Architecture outlines a powerful new manifesto-the voice of the underrepresented, marginalized, and voiceless within the discipline. Exploring the production of spaces, buildings, and urban environments that embody the creative energies in hip-hop, it is a newly expanding design philosophy which sees architecture as a distinct part of hip-hop’s cultural expression, and which uses hip-hop as a lens through which to provoke new architectural ideas.

Examining the present and the future of Hip-Hop Architecture, the book also explores its historical antecedents and its theory, placing it in a wider context both within architecture and within Black and African American movements. Throughout, the work is illustrated with inspirational case studies of architectural projects and creative practices, and interspersed with interludes and interviews with key architects, designers, and academics in the field. This is a vital and provocative work that will appeal to architects, designers, students, theorists, and anyone interested in a fresh view of architecture, design, race and culture.

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Date:
June 10, 2021
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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Museum of Design Atlanta
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Adults
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Museum of Design Atlanta
1315 Peachtree Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Details

Date:
June 10, 2021
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Categories:
,
Event Tags:
, ,
Website:
https://www.museumofdesign.org/calendar/2021/6/10-sekou-cooke

Organizer

Museum of Design Atlanta
Email:
info@museumofdesign.org
View Organizer Website

Other

Audience
Adults
Requires Advance Registration
Yes

Venue

Museum of Design Atlanta
1315 Peachtree Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
+ Google Map