Archinect - News 2017-10-22T06:18:45-04:00 Urban Arts Collective to kick off 2017 Hip Hop Architecture Camps for under-represented youth Justine Testado 2017-06-05T18:26:00-04:00 >2017-06-05T18:28:11-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Non-profit organization <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Urban Arts Collective</a> is about to kick off their 2017 youth Hip Hop Architecture Camp, a one-week experience that introduces under-represented youth to architecture, urban planning, and economic development &mdash; all through the lens of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">hip hop culture</a> and its historic relationship with the built environment.</p><p>Designed for middle school and high school kids, camps take place in Los Angeles, Austin, Atlanta, and Detroit through August. Youngsters will get to work with architecture and design professionals, community activists, and hip hop artists to form their own visions for their communities, including building physical and digital models, and having fun creating their own hip hop architecture track and music video summarizing their designs.</p><p>It's no surprise that the camp has received overwhelming interest, so potential participants must apply for the limited spaces available in each city.&nbsp;You can find the application forms for each location and further info at&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">hip...</a></p> "Designing Our World" summercamp: Middle-schoolers get lessons in architecture, urban design Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-08-26T16:43:00-04:00 >2013-08-26T20:15:50-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>A day camp sponsored in part by the University of Georgia is introducing middle school students to architecture, landscape architecture, and planning [...] Over the course of a week, the children take field trips, practice using design tools and techniques, and discuss issues related to planning and design. In addition, they have the opportunity to meet and interview design professionals, including some CED faculty.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>