The Hip Hop Architecture Camp™

The 2017 Hip Hop Architecture Camps are being scheduled in multiple cities across the country to occur during the summer of 2017. Our sponsors include Autodesk, BrandNu Design, and The Universal Hip Hop Museum. If you would like us to host The Camp in your city, at your university, community center or if you would like to attend a camp in your city, please let us know by completing one of the forms below.

Build It Up - The Hip Hop Architecture Camp Sound Track Music Video

The Hip Hop Architecture Camp is an initiative of The Urban Arts Collective which simultaneously introduces K-12 students to Hip Hop Culture and architecture by having camp participants independently write and record a hip hop song and associated music video about the built environment then tackle the problems of by remixing the design of their communities through architecture, urban planning and economic development activities.

Track One: Lyrical Dexterity
Through interactive workshops based on lyrical explorations, campers learn Hip Hop History including the connections between the culture, places and spaces.

Track Two: Remixing Architecture
Students are introduced to architecture and urban planning as they create their own versions of Hip Hop Architecture, using traditional hand drawing techniques, hands on model making and 3D computer modeling.

Track Three: 16 Bars
Campers learn the basics of writing music and rhyming schemes as they create a track and music video summarizing their camp experience. The track will be featured on "Build It Up: The Hip Hop Architecture Camp Soundtrack Vol. 1.