The Hip Hop Architecture Camp™ is a one week intensive experience, designed to introduce under represented youth to architecture, urban planning, creative place making and economic development through the lens of hip hop culture. The Camp is based on the "4C's" which are Creativity, Collaboration, Communication and Critical Thinking. During the camp, students are paired with architects, urban planners, designers, community activists and hip hop artists to create unique visions for their communities which include the creation of physical models, digital models and the creation of a Hip Hop Architecture track and music video summarizing their designs.
Our vision to use hip hop culture as a catalyst to increase the number of underrepresented communities in fields S.T.E.A.M. fields.
Who should apply for The Hip Hop Architecture Camp™?
The Hip Hop Architecture Camp is open to middle school and high school students, because of the overwhelming interest in the camp, participants must apply for the limited spaces available in each city. There is no typical student for The Hip Hop Architecture Camp™. Our students are inspiring architects, urban planners hip hop artists, musicians, computer game creators, interior designers, industrial designers, politicians and more!
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If you would like to bring The Hip Hop Architecture Camp to your city, click the link below to have you organization become a host site.
Become a volunteer - http://hiphoparchitecture.com/volunteer
Are you interested in be coming a volunteer for The Hip Hop Architecture Camp? If so, complete the form below and we will let you know when a camp is scheduled near your city. Volunteers are not required to be in the architecture profession, we are looking for designers, real estate developers, educators, hip hop artists representing all the elements, (Graffiti, Djing, MCing, Bboy/BGirl), urban planners and community leaders to join our sessions for youth. Be sure to check out our growing list of 2018 Hip Hop Architecture Camps located here.