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Lecture – Carolyn Armenta Davis

 

 

Who: Carolyn Armenta Davis, Hon. AIA

What: Lecture as part of UCD’s “Spring Lecture Series: “Multiple Modernities and Continuities of African Diaspora Architects”

Where: University of Colorado Denver, 1250 14th St Denver, CO 80202

When: Monday, APRIL 13, 6:00pm-7:30pm ; Reception 5:30-6:00pm on the 2nd floor of the College of Architecture and Planning

 

 

 Carolyn Armenta Davis  111 Carolyn Armenta Davis, Hon. AIA, is an international architecture historian, lecturer, curator and writer on contemporary African/Black Diaspora architects. She is an award-winning broadcast writer-producer; a philanthropy consultant; design juror; global business adviser; and world traveler. A member of the Society of Architectural Historians and sought after lecturer she has spoken in over 35 cities globally.

Her groundbreaking exhibition Design Diaspora: Black Architects and International Architecture 1970-1990™ was the first offering a global perspective of contemporary Black architects touring 20 venues in eight countries on four continents. It spotlighted built designs of 50 Black architects in 38 Black-owned firms in the USA, Americas, Europe and Africa.

Her presentations explore the intersections of design, culture, ecology, politics and geo-economics informing African American architects,  Afro-Latino architects, Afro-European architects and African architects. In 2014 the American Institute of Architects awarded Davis an honorary membership/Hon.AIA.http://carolynarmentadavis.com/

 

 

 

 

 

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