Hip Hop, a Contemporary Footbridge Designer’s Delight
|Conference:||Footbridge 2022: Creating Experience, Madrid, Spain, 07-09 September 2022|
|Published in:||Footbridge Madrid 2022 - Creating Experience|
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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