Hip Hop Architecture Camp at The Museum of Contemporary Art and Detroit will take place each Saturday during the month of February 2018. The camp is free for middle school students.
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: Bentonville; Detroit; New Orleans; Pasadena; and Washington, DC.
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.
The sixth-annual Detroit Design Festival (DDF), returns Sept. 21-25 with its annual citywide celebration of creativity. The event brings together designers and enthusiasts alike to celebrate Detroit’s role as a design capital. I