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2020 Race & Architecture Listening Series

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Graphic identity developed by students at Artists for Humanity.

Design team: Niaz Uddin (AFH teen designer, winning design), Nailah Dunker (AFH teen designer), Kathleen Chen (AFH teen designer), Jonathan Tejeda (Graphic Design Mentor), Kelsey Arbona (Design Director).

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Architects, designers, and planners play an integral role in current systems of oppression and have a responsibility to use this influence of the designed world to design and build for equity. Join the BSA’s Race and Architecture series, focused on listening, learning, and engaging architects of color as we educate ourselves of the challenges at hand. The design of our communities and workplaces perpetuate racism in a series of obvious as well as inconspicuous ways; join us as we discover and discuss steps to create a just environment for all.

The moderated series will include a range of programs from stories about life as a Black architect to panels with public agencies, and more as we start to find not only answers, but the right questions.

Race and Architecture Resources

View a list of resources mentioned in the Race and Architecture series.

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Resources for Firms: COVID-19

BSA offices are currently open for business transactions every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

View a collection of resources and assets related to the COVID-19 virus response.

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