Pratt SoA & The Architectural League of New York present: Africatown, A Collaborative Approach
October 18, 2023 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Higgins Hall Auditorium
“Architecture firms WXY architecture + urban design, Body Lawson Associates, Architects & Planners, Jerome Haferd Studio, Total Consult, and Elizabeth Kennedy Landscape Architecture formed the team “Blood Memory,” alluding to the seven fires prophecy of the Anishinaabe Nation. The group developed a shared design vision, vocabulary, and material scheme to support their individual submissions in a collaborative approach befitting the scale and ambition of the competition and the historically layered landscape.”
Presentations from the three firms about their winning collaboration will be followed by a conversation moderated by jury member and president of the Architectural League Mario Gooden, as well as a response from competition organizer Renee Kemp-Rotan, and audience Q&A.
Africatown International Design Idea Competition winners discuss their collaborative design process towards the historically layered site.
Current students, faculty, or staff of Pratt SoA can receive a discount code for FREE attendance with the link.