From Exclusion to Inclusion:
Rethinking Infrastructure to Bridge Baltimore’s Divides
Location: 1100 Wicomico Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
Symposium: October 10, 8:30am-5:30pm, followed by a networking reception 5:30-7pm
Symposium info & tickets: Event page (Advance registration required)
Companion exhibits: October 7–17, 2019 | Open weekdays 9am-5pm (Free & open to the public)
Exhibits info: Exhibits page
A one-day symposium in Pigtown, that traces the impact of policies and design practices that reinforced segregation and disparity in Baltimore — focusing on infrastructure like roads, streetscape, and transit — and envisions a better way forward for the MLK, Jr. Boulevard corridor. With a special focus on the south end where MLK meets Washington Boulevard.
Several companion exhibits will be on display October 7-17 in the same building:
- Undesign the Redline by Designing the WE
- JUST Baltimore + JUST Rotterdam — Graduate student work from Spring 2019 studio by Rotterdam Academy of Architecture and Urban Design (RAvB) and Morgan State University School of Architecture + Planning (MSU SA+P), centered on the neighborhoods of Hillesluis in Rotterdam and Pigtown in Baltimore.
- International PARK(ing) DAY Designs — MSU SA+P student designs for an installation near MLK Boulevard
This event is part of AIA Baltimore’s Architecture Month.
Sponsor this event! Sponsorship opportunities (PDF)
Organized by Cristina Murphy, Assistant Professor, Morgan State University School of Architecture + Planning (MSU SA+P) & Co-founder XCOOP; with assistance from Baltimore-Rotterdam Sister City Committee (BRSCC).