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Hip Hop, a Contemporary Footbridge Designer’s Delight

 Hip Hop, a Contemporary Footbridge Designer’s Delight
Author(s): (Dobooku, Barcelona, Spain)
Medium: conference paper
Language(s): English
Conference: Footbridge 2022: Creating Experience, Madrid, Spain, 07-09 September 2022
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DOI: 10.24904/footbridge2022.123

Do contemporary footbridge designers take ideas originated from vulnerable and disadvantaged social groups into account? I believe the direct response, unfortunately, is clearly no, they do not.

Footbridge design is a top-down practice, typically associated with a sophisticated yet snob and elitistic culture. This paper strives to debunk this misconception with a counterexample. The counterexample must represent of today’s society and it must take form to include different cultural contexts. You cannot find a better example to illustrate such a fine and necessary opportunity as what hip hop represents in current culture.

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