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Afrocentric Architecture

This guide provides information on Black architects and links to resources such as books, websites, organizations, and videos.

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Afrocentric Architecture


About This Guide

This guide provides information on Black architects and links to resources such as books, websites, organizations, and videos. This guide does not represent a comprehensive list of all the important architects, figures, and texts surrounding Afrocentric Architecture practices. The highlighted people and resources were selected using library materials, popular press articles, and museum websites; these sources are included in the Further Research page. 

Guide created and augmented by individuals at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as part of the #FromMargintoCenter initiative at the Ricker Library of Architecture and Art. Edited for use by Indiana University-Bloomington by graduate assistants, Loesje Krabbe and Caroline Scheving.