Does African-American Architecture Exist?

I decided to organize Black Boxes: Enigmas of Space and Race after a professor claimed that African-American architecture was an oxymoron.
January 16, 2004, 6am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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In defense of his course content, he told us students, "Why aren't we studying black [architecture]? Because it doesn't exist!" He said this in front of a class of 40 Yale School of Architecture graduate students: that architecture made by someone of color, like me, was unimaginable. »

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Published on Thursday, January 15, 2004 in MetropolisMag.com
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