{Audiobooks} Mockbee Samuel - The Rural Studio. Community Architecture Author Gail Trechsel – Andy-palmer.co.uk


Mockbee Samuel - The Rural Studio. Community Architecture The architect and teacher Samuel Mockbee, founder of Auburn University s Rural Studio, was an idealist who put into action one of the boldest programs in contemporary architecture Mockbee led his students in the design and construction of homes, community centers and other essential structures in Hale County, Alabama one of the poorest counties in the United States Mockbee believed that architecture could play a determining role in combating the brutalities of poverty He inspired students to create vanguard designs and utilize an array of innovative, cost effective building materials that included scraps of carpet baled into rectangular building blocks This combination of ingenuity and enterprise informed the unique character of Mockbee s undertaking Samuel Mockbee and the Rural Studio appraises Mockbee s unique contribution, assessing how he believed that architecture, practiced as a community oriented undertaking, could transform the social environment

  • Mockbee Samuel - The Rural Studio. Community Architecture
  • Gail Trechsel
  • Inglés
  • 19 March 2018
  • 093139452X

About the Author: Gail Trechsel

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