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The Nexus X Black in Design
Season 2, Episode 7: The Nexus goes live with Black in Design 2021: Black Matter! We reflect on two panels held on October 9th with attendees of the Black in Design conference.
Season 2, Episode 6: Sekou Cooke interrogates the notion of Hip-Hop Architecture through a close reading of his latest book, and shares the origins of the Black in Design Conference.
Season 2, Episode 5: Dmitri Julius connects the dots between terrestrial, sustainable building practices and new technologies being developed for human habitation in outer space.
Season 2, Episode 4: Tiara Hughes calls for equity across the architecture community, with an emphasis on increasing initiatives that focus on education and mentorship.
Justin Garrett Moore
Season 2, Episode 2: Justin Garrett Moore shares the history of Urban Patch and the importance of expanding the archive of Architectural history to include marginalized voices.
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The African American Design Nexus’ Harlem StoryMap traces the neighborhood’s Black-designed places
Sala Elise Patterson interviews the AADN’s Thandi Nyambose on the meaning behind the Harlem StoryMap.
Season 1, Episode 7: Isabel Strauss, a current GSD student, discusses her thesis, which takes the shape of a Request for Proposals to address paths to reparations for Black communities in Chicago's South Side.
Season 1, Episode 6: Urbanist, architect, and GSD Professor Toni Griffin shares her experiences transitioning from working in the private sector to the public sector and starting her own design research initiative.
Season 1, Episode 5: Urban designer and GSD Professor Stephen Gray examines ways in which we can bridge the gap between academia and real-projects.
Bryan Lee, Jr.
Season 1, Episode 3: Bryan Lee Jr. joins us to continue our conversation with De Nichols about the #DesignAsProtest collective and Dark Matter University.