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Germane Barnes: The Agency of Architecture

Mar 5 – 28, 2018
Spring Semester 2018
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Germane Barnes. Courtesy the artist.

What is the role of the architect and architecture in today’s intersectional environment? Can the architect, once singularly viewed as the master builder, be held responsible for non-inclusive spaces?

Seminar 1: The Role of the Architect
Seminar 2: The User and the City
Seminar 3: Speculating Architecture

  • Mon, Mar 5, 2018
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Tue, Mar 6, 2018
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Wed, Mar 7, 2018
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Sat, Mar 10, 2018
    12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
About Germane Barnes

Germane Barnes’s (b. Chicago, IL) research and design practice investigates the connection between architecture and identity. Learning from historical data and perspectives from within architecture as well as cultural and ethnic studies, he examines how the built environment influences the social and cultural experience. His research and design contributions have been published and exhibited in several international publications and institutions. Most notably, DesignMiami/ and, where he was named a member of the 2015 Class of Young Guns, under-the-radar professionals who are busy challenging the status quo in the design industry.

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