Autodesk and the Urban Arts Collective Launch Hip Hop Architecture Camps
"We support programs like the Hip Hop Architecture Camps because they help create opportunity, access and the ability to influence one's reality for a new group of future designers, which benefits everyone in the long-run," said
The summer 2017 series of Hip Hop Architecture Camps officially kicks off today in
A recent CareerBuilder study found that 21 percent of employers surveyed do not feel academic institutions are adequately preparing students for roles needed within their organizations. Further, only four percent of today's architects are African American, according to a recent
"Hip Hop Architecture Camps both expose future generations to potential design careers and provide kids with the chance to think critically about what their communities can look like in the future," said
Interested students are asked to submit a short essay as part of the application. For more on the camps, or to become involved, visit hiphoparchitecture.com.
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Jill McChesney, Autodesk, +1 (415) 361-8894, firstname.lastname@example.org