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(In)visible bodies

Engaged Urbanism : Cities & Methodologies

I.B. Tauris, 2016

Book chapter

...Migration, as the movement of bodies from one place to another, is a useful framework through which to think about the visible and invisible symbolic, economic, political and historical dimensions of the city of Johannesburg. A number...

Volume I: Ready or Not: An Introduction to Hip-Hop Architecture

Sekou Cooke

Sekou Cooke is an architect, researcher, educator, and curator based in Syracuse, NY. He is Assistant Professor at Syracuse University's School of Architecture where he teaches exploratory design studios and seminars. He holds a B.Arch from Cornell University, an M.Arch from Harvard University, and is licensed to practice architecture in New York and California. Through his research, practice, and other academic endeavors, Sekou hopes to leave an equally lasting impact on ivory towers and underserved communities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hip-Hop Architecture

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...Disclaimer This book is not for you. It is not for architectural academic elites. It is not for those who have gentrified our neighborhoods, overly intellectualized the profession, and ignored all contemporary Black theory within...

From Bank Lobbies to Sportswear: Julie Mehretu, Kehinde Wiley, and the Shift in Corporate Patronage in the Twenty-First Century

Corporate Patronage of Art & Architecture in the United States, Late 19th Century to the Present

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...In the fall of 2010, the banking firm Lehman Brothers sold their art collection at auctions in New York, Philadelphia, and London. Through these sales, Lehman Brothers and their creditors hoped to recover some of their $613 billion in debts...

Critical urban learning through participatory photography

Engaged Urbanism : Cities & Methodologies

I.B. Tauris, 2016

Book chapter

...In 2014, in collaboration with international NGO Practical Action and the Kisumu Informal Settlement Network (a grass-roots network involving representatives from informal traders’ collectives and neighbourhood planning associations), we...

Spaces Of Healing In Early Modern Portuguese Empire

Health And Architecture : The History Of Spaces Of Healing And Care In The Pre-Modern Era

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...Research on hospital buildings and sites in the Western world has shown how, throughout the early modern period, the typology of edifices, architectural styles, and their location changed according to various historical contexts. From...