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
|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/|