Top 5 Black Architects 2008

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Top 5 Black Architects 2008

  1. 2. FACTS <ul><li>101,000 Licensed architects </li></ul><ul><li>8% are minorities </li></ul><ul><li>1.6 % are black </li></ul><ul><li>.02% are black women </li></ul><ul><li>45% of all licensed black architects come out of the 7 HBCU’s </li></ul>
  2. 3. HISTORY <ul><li>First Women Registered Architect: 1888 Louise Blanchard Bethune, New York </li></ul><ul><li>First Black graduates with an architecture degree: </li></ul><ul><li>1892 Robert R Taylor from MIT </li></ul><ul><li>First Black Registered Architect: 1926 Paul Revere Williams, California FAIA 1957 </li></ul><ul><li>First Black Women Registered Architect: 1942 Beverly Loraine Greene, Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>First Black Women FAIA: 1980 Norma Merrick Sklarek, California </li></ul><ul><li>75 Black FAIA recipients </li></ul><ul><li>1971 NOMA is founded </li></ul>
  3. 4. # 5 <ul><li>Max Bond Jr. FAIA NOMA </li></ul><ul><li>Principal of Davis Brody Bond Aedas </li></ul><ul><li>Served as the Dean of CUNY </li></ul><ul><li>Professor at Columbia University </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of Harvard University </li></ul><ul><li>Architect for Ghana </li></ul><ul><li>Fulbright Recipient </li></ul><ul><li>Designed MLK Center </li></ul><ul><li>Birmingham Civil Rights Museum </li></ul><ul><li>World Trade Center Memorial </li></ul><ul><li>African American Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Dillard University </li></ul><ul><li>God Father of Black Museums </li></ul>
  4. 12. # 4 <ul><li>Curtis J Moody FAIA NOMA </li></ul><ul><li>Principal of Moody|Nolan </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of The Ohio State University </li></ul><ul><li>11 Time NOMA Design Excellence Award </li></ul><ul><li>AIA Ohio Gold Medal Firm </li></ul><ul><li>Only African American owned Firm in the top 150 A/E firm in the country </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio State University </li></ul><ul><li>Ithaca College </li></ul><ul><li>Vanderbilt University </li></ul><ul><li>Hampton University </li></ul><ul><li>Howard University </li></ul><ul><li>Penn State Unviersity </li></ul><ul><li>National Leader in University Recreation Buildings </li></ul>
  5. 16. # 3 <ul><li>David Adjaye RIBA </li></ul><ul><li>Principal of Adjaye & Associates </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of Royal College of Art </li></ul><ul><li>RIBA First Bronze Medal </li></ul><ul><li>Professor at University of Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>Professor at Harvard University GSD </li></ul><ul><li>Dirty House </li></ul><ul><li>Nobel Peace Center </li></ul><ul><li>Idea Stores </li></ul><ul><li>Museum of Contemporary Art: Denver </li></ul><ul><li>Co-hosted Architecture TV Show on BBC </li></ul><ul><li>Architect to the Elite Artist </li></ul>
  6. 25. # 2 <ul><li>Phil Freelon FAIA NOMA </li></ul><ul><li>Principal of the Freelon Group </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of North Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>State University </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology </li></ul><ul><li>AIA North Carolina Outstanding Firm </li></ul><ul><li>Loeb Fellow </li></ul><ul><li>Designer of the Year </li></ul><ul><li>for Contract Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Top 100 Designers by </li></ul><ul><li> Metropolitan Home </li></ul><ul><li>Top Museum and Academic Designer </li></ul><ul><li>African American Museum </li></ul>
  7. 31. # 1 <ul><li>Pierre Atepa Goudiaby AUA </li></ul><ul><li>Owner of Atepa Group </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Designed Banks for Central Banks of West Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Special Recognition Award for Architecture and Business Enterprise in Africa </li></ul><ul><li>One of the top 50 most influential people in Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Created a construction finance, technology infrastructure and mining firm </li></ul>

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