Samuel Mockbee
November 29, 2000 12:11 AM   Subscribe

Samuel Mockbee is my new hero. As the creator of Auburn University's Rural Studio and winner of a MacArthur Fellowship, he has his undergraduate students design and construct buildings. Not only are the structures they build attractive and functional, they are built in one of the poorest areas of the country, using discarded and recycled materials.
posted by Aaaugh! (2 comments total)
god i love john d and catherine t
gotta dig that helena rubenstein too

posted by ethylene at 12:04 PM on November 29, 2000

and he just died, dec. 30th. alas.
posted by judith at 9:48 PM on January 9, 2002

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