Episode 10\\ Architecture and the Social Justice Narrative, Germane Barnes

By Andrew Quarrie

A conversation about the current state of the architectural design profession and its institutional and educational biases.  How far has the profession evolved and the work that still needs to be done within the context of inclusivity and social justice? Listen and join the conversation - leave your comments and questions. Guest\\ Germane Barnes Germane Barnes is an Assistant Professor and the Director of The Community, Housing & Identity Lab (CHIL) at the University of Miami. He is also the Director of Studio Barnes, a research and design practice that investigates the connection between architecture and identity. Mining architecture’s social and political agency, he examines how the built environment influences black domesticity. His design and research contributions have been published and exhibited in several international institutions. Most notably, The Museum of Modern Art, The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, The New York Times, Architect Magazine, DesignMIAMI/ Art Basel, The Swiss Institute, Metropolis Magazine, Curbed, and The National Museum of African American History where he was identified as one of the future designers on the rise. About Urblandia Urblandia is an emerging platform focused on amplifying impact entrepreneurship. Join us on urblandia.com

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