The Home Maker

The Home Maker

Samuel "Sambo" Mockbee

Streaming Video - 2006
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Award-winning architect and recipient of a 2000 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, Samuel Mockbee had a practical approach to architecture that reflected his lofty ideals. Based out of the Rural Studio he cofounded at Auburn University, Mockbee and his students designed and built-free of charge-homes and other structures using recyclable materials for people in one of Alabama's poorest areas, Hale County. In this program filmed a year before Mockbee's death, ABC News correspondent Robert Krulwich talks with the architect about his philosophy and goals in a field that often forgets that buildings are for people, not other architects.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2002
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (22 min.) :,sd., col., digital
Alternative Title: Samuel "Sambo" Mockbee

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