Craig Wilkins, architecture professor at Detroit Studios, featured for social philosophy on social change and equity research
Director of the Detroit Community Design Center and instructor of architecture and urban planning, Dr. Craig L. Wilkins, has been featured on the Detroit-based website and e-zine Model D. The article on Wilkins examines the relationship between his career in architecture and interest in hip-hop music and culture. In terms of sustainability, aesthetics, and transforming the "dispensable" into the "indispensable," Wilkins reasons that hip-hop and architecture are related. The feature also explores Wilkins' ideas on African Americans in his field as discussed in his book Aesthetics of Equity: Notes on Race, Space, Architecture and Music. Read the full article.
May 12, 2009