Close to the Edge: The Birth of Hip-Hop Architecture Opening
Oct 01, 2018
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2018-10-01 18:00:002018-10-01 22:00:00America/New_YorkClose to the Edge: The Birth of Hip-Hop Architecture OpeningBased on response, please note that, depending on attendance
Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place New York NY 10012
Oct 01, 2018
Based on response, please note that, depending on attendance and venue capacity, an RSVP to the opening does not guarantee entry.
The exhibition opening will include extended hours and DJing by Watson.
Hip-hop is a cultural movement established by the Black and Latino youth of New York’s South Bronx neighborhood in the early 1970s. Over the last five decades, hip-hop’s primary means of expression—deejaying, emceeing, b-boying, and graffiti—have become globally recognized creative practices in their own right, and each has significantly impacted the urban built environment. Hip-Hop Architecture produces spaces, buildings, and environments that embody the creative energy evident in these means of hip-hop expression. Close to the Edge: The Birth of Hip-Hop Architecture exhibits the work of students, academics, and practitioners at the center of this emerging architectural revolution.
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Center for Architecture
Arup Consulting Engineers; Ennead Architects LLP; Gilsanz Murray Steficek, LLP; Herman Miller Cares; Langan; Sciame Construction LLC; Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP; Thornton Tomasetti; Zetlin & De Chiara, LLP
AKF Group LLC; Anchin; Architecture Research Office; Barco; Benhar Interiors; Capalino + Company; Dagher; Ingram, Yuzek, Gainen, Carroll & Bertolotti; James McCullar Architecture PC; Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; O’Donnell & Naccarato Structural Engineers; Prosurance Redeker Group; Sage and Coombe Architects; STUDIOS Architecture; Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.; Tillotson Design Associates, Inc.
Cameron Engineering & Associates of New York, PLLC; Cameron MacAllister Group; COOKFOX Architects, DPC; Dan Kaplan, FAIA; Eve Klein Consulting; Hausman LLC; Heidi Blau; Henry Zachary; ikon.5 architects; John Schuyler; Levien & Company; M. Kathryn Devlin; Mark Strauss and Jaye Medalia; Roslyn Consultants, LLC; Sylvia Smith; Tom Krizmanic, AIA
Grants and Public Funding
This exhibition is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
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