Hip Hop Architecture Camp at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee School of Architecture & Urban Planning
Apr
28
9:00 AM09:00

Hip Hop Architecture Camp at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee School of Architecture & Urban Planning

  • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee School of Architecture & Urban Planning (map)
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The Hip Hop Architecture Camp at The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee School of Architecture & Urban Planning will be hosted by The UWM chapter of NOMAS, The National Organization of Minority Architecture Students. 
The camp is free for middle school students. 

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Hip Hop Architecture Design Cypher @ SXSWEDU
Mar
12
to Mar 16

Hip Hop Architecture Design Cypher @ SXSWEDU

The Hip Hop Architecture Camp uses hip hop culture as a catalyst to introduce underrepresented youth to architecture and design through three interconnected realms; media, professional practice and academia. Join The Hip Hop Architecture Camp team for a hands on, interactive Hip Hop Architecture Design Cypher focusing on creating socially just cities based on the analysis of popular hip hop lyrics. Cypher participants will learn to generate and print 3d models. No experience necessary!

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Lecture: Hip Hop Architecture at Tuskegee
Feb
28
5:00 PM17:00

Lecture: Hip Hop Architecture at Tuskegee

  • Department of Architecture & Department of Construction Science (map)
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Please join me at Tuskegee University, at The Robert. R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science (TSACS) on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 for my lecture titled, "Hip Hop Architecture." I am extremely excited about this lecture, because it will be my first lecture at an HBCU. The mission statement for Architecture and Construction Science is aligned  with my presentation, "Our mission is to develop skilled professionals who are capable of playing active roles in shaping communities through the building of meaningful places for all people." 

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AIA Detroit Leadership Institute
Nov
16
8:00 AM08:00

AIA Detroit Leadership Institute

Join me in Detroit at The AIA Leadership Institute as I discuss The Hip Hop Architecture Camp. The AIA Leadership Institute is a unique multi-venue event, maximizing technology to connect leaders across the country. Since 2015 we have traveled to 13 different AIA Components across the US! This year we are proud to partner with AIA teams in: BentonvilleDetroitNew OrleansPasadena; and Washington, DC.

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Keynote: Texas Society of Architects 78th Annual Convention and Design Expo
Nov
9
to Nov 11

Keynote: Texas Society of Architects 78th Annual Convention and Design Expo

Announcing the keynote speakers at our 78th Annual Convention and Design Expo, “Threshold.” Joining us in Austin on November 9-11 will be: Michael Ford, Assoc. AIA; Mack Scogin, FAIA, and Merrill Elam, FAIA; and Joshua Prince-Ramus. The fourth general session will be a panel with all of the keynote speakers, moderated by Texas Architect Editor Aaron Seward.

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2017 CUSPS Presenter
Sep
27
to Sep 28

2017 CUSPS Presenter

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (map)
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Cusp Conference 2017 will be held in the theater at Chicago’s beautiful Museum of Contemporary Art. Located just a block east of Michigan Avenue in the heart of the Magnificent Mile, the MCA offers exhibitions of the most thought-provoking art created since 1945, documenting contemporary visual culture through painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, and performance.Every autumn, we bring together 25 (seemingly) unrelated presenters. We ask them what keeps them up at night and gets them out of bed in the morning. Then we all buckle up and go for a ride.

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Featured Speaker: 2017 Design Matters Conference
Sep
15
4:00 PM16:00

Featured Speaker: 2017 Design Matters Conference

  • American Planning Association, 205 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1200 Chicago (map)
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The Design Matters Conference is the world’s only dedicated annual meeting that seeks to bring top designers, journalists, and civic leaders into exploratory dialogue with those not-for-profit professionals and volunteers charged with creating cultural programs (exhibitions, tours, lectures and symposia, festivals, films, and youth outreach) to spur broader public interest in architecture, urbanism, and culture.

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Hip Hop Architecture Camp - Detroit
Aug
7
to Aug 11

Hip Hop Architecture Camp - Detroit

  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture (map)
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The Hip Hop Architecture Camp™ is a one week intensive experience, designed to introduce under represented youth to architecture, urban planning, creative place making and economic development through the lens of hip hop culture. The Camp is based on the "4C's" which are Creativity, Collaboration, Communication and Critical Thinking. During the camp, students are paired with architects, urban planners, designers, community activists and hip hop artists to create unique visions for their communities which include the creation of physical models, digital models and the creation of a Hip Hop Architecture track and music video summarizing their designs. 

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Hip Hop Architecture Camp - Atlanta
Jul
17
to Jul 21

Hip Hop Architecture Camp - Atlanta

The Hip Hop Architecture Camp™ is a one week intensive experience, designed to introduce under represented youth to architecture, urban planning, creative place making and economic development through the lens of hip hop culture. The Camp is based on the "4C's" which are Creativity, Collaboration, Communication and Critical Thinking. During the camp, students are paired with architects, urban planners, designers, community activists and hip hop artists to create unique visions for their communities which include the creation of physical models, digital models and the creation of a Hip Hop Architecture track and music video summarizing their designs. 

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Hip Hop Architecture Camp - Austin
Jul
10
to Jul 14

Hip Hop Architecture Camp - Austin

  • Huston - Tillotson University (map)
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The Hip Hop Architecture Camp™ is a one week intensive experience, designed to introduce under represented youth to architecture, urban planning, creative place making and economic development through the lens of hip hop culture. The Camp is based on the "4C's" which are Creativity, Collaboration, Communication and Critical Thinking. During the camp, students are paired with architects, urban planners, designers, community activists and hip hop artists to create unique visions for their communities which include the creation of physical models, digital models and the creation of a Hip Hop Architecture track and music video summarizing their designs. 

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Hip Hop Architecture Camp - Los Angeles
Jun
12
to Jun 16

Hip Hop Architecture Camp - Los Angeles

The Hip Hop Architecture Camp™ is a one week intensive experience, designed to introduce under represented youth to architecture, urban planning, creative place making and economic development through the lens of hip hop culture. The Camp is based on the "4C's" which are Creativity, Collaboration, Communication and Critical Thinking. During the camp, students are paired with architects, urban planners, designers, community activists and hip hop artists to create unique visions for their communities which include the creation of physical models, digital models and the creation of a Hip Hop Architecture track and music video summarizing their designs. 

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AIA Keynote Panel: Anticipate Change  What’s Next in Architecture
Apr
29
12:30 PM12:30

AIA Keynote Panel: Anticipate Change What’s Next in Architecture

In a one-of-a-kind panel, you’ll hear three speakers who will discuss how to anticipate and acclimate to what’s next for the architecture profession. Moderated by Architecture DnA’s Frances Anderton, this talk features three important voices: Nóra Demeter, Int’l. Assoc. AIA, Michael Ford, Assoc. AIA, and Cheryl McAfee, FAIA, in an exciting dialogue on what to expect—and how to thrive.

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Feb
18
11:00 AM11:00

HIp Hop Architecture Camp - Session 3

HipHopArchitectureCamp

The Hip Hop Architecture Camp’s mission is to expose youth to architecture, urban planning and economic development through the lens of hip hop culture, while simultaneously aligning with The City of Madison Planning Department’s mission to gather and use opinions of each and every Madisonian to update The City’s Twenty Year Comprehensive Plan.  Through hands on urban planning and architectural exercises, interviews with city leadership and the creation of a Hip Hop Architecture song coupled with a music video, campers will create their own unique visions for Madison’s neighborhoods.

 

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Feb
11
11:00 AM11:00

Hip Hop Architecture Camp - Session 2

HipHopArchitectureCamp

The Hip Hop Architecture Camp’s mission is to expose youth to architecture, urban planning and economic development through the lens of hip hop culture, while simultaneously aligning with The City of Madison Planning Department’s mission to gather and use opinions of each and every Madisonian to update The City’s Twenty Year Comprehensive Plan.  Through hands on urban planning and architectural exercises, interviews with city leadership and the creation of a Hip Hop Architecture song coupled with a music video, campers will create their own unique visions for Madison’s neighborhoods.

 

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Hip Hop Architecture Camp - Session 1
Feb
4
11:00 AM11:00

Hip Hop Architecture Camp - Session 1

The Hip Hop Architecture Camp’s mission is to expose youth to architecture, urban planning and economic development through the lens of hip hop culture, while simultaneously aligning with The City of Madison Planning Department’s mission to gather and use opinions of each and every Madisonian to update The City’s Twenty Year Comprehensive Plan.  Through hands on urban planning and architectural exercises, interviews with city leadership and the creation of a Hip Hop Architecture song coupled with a music video, campers will create their own unique visions for Madison’s neighborhoods.

 

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Frank Lloyd Wright Design Series - Hip Hop Architecture: Exploring The Intersection of Music and Architecture
Nov
17
7:00 PM19:00

Frank Lloyd Wright Design Series - Hip Hop Architecture: Exploring The Intersection of Music and Architecture

The Wright Design Series was inspired by master architect Frank Lloyd Wright who, although known for his architectural designs, also created designs in furniture, clothing, textiles and tableware. The free lectures and discussions highlight a wide array of design topics including architecture.

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2016 National Organization of Minority Architects Conference
Oct
12
to Oct 15

2016 National Organization of Minority Architects Conference

Join me at the 2016 NOMA Conference.

The National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) International Conference & Exposition is pleased to invite you to EXPRESS YOURSELF at our 44th Annual Conference at the Westin Los Angeles World Airport October 12 – 15, 2016. The creative flame burns brightly in Southern California, so be sure to claim your place alongside 500 Conference attendees – friends, colleagues, and the NOMA family - from across North America and beyond.

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Seminar - Designing A Just City: Hip Hop Architecture
Oct
11
4:45 PM16:45

Seminar - Designing A Just City: Hip Hop Architecture

Architectural designers, Michael Ford, "The Hip Hop Architect" and Design Justice advocate Bryan Lee will discuss the cultural and colloquial implications of architecture in the built environment through the lens of Hip Hop Culture and Design Justice.

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