Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio

  • 2010
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

An examination of the Rural Studio, an educational design-build program that architect Samuel Mockbee cofounded in impoverished Hale County, Ala., where Auburn University architecture students design and build homes for underserved clients while making use of donated and salvaged materials. The doc chronicles how students, under the supervision of instr (more…)

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An examination of the Rural Studio, an educational design-build program that architect Samuel Mockbee cofounded in impoverished Hale County, Ala., where Auburn University architecture students design and build homes for underserved clients while making use of donated and salvaged materials. The doc chronicles how students, under the supervision of instructor Jay Sanders, craft a custom home for an indigent man and features remarks from Mockbee (1944-2001) and his architectural peers.

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