Michael Ford Headshot

Founder | The Hip Hop Architecture Camp®

Michael Ford

Assoc. AIA

Michael Ford, Assoc. AIA, is known as The Hip Hop Architect as he explores architecture and urban planning through the lens of hip hop culture. Ford, is the founder of The Hip Hop Architecture Camp® , an international, award winning, youth camp which uses Hip Hop Culture as a catalyst to help youth understand, critique, and generate architecture. Ford’s work has been featured in a variety of places including The Oprah Winfrey Network, The TODAY Show, Rolling Stone Magazine, ESPN’s The Undefeated, Vibe Magazine, and most recently a HULU documentary, “Design For All”. Michael Ford is also a highly regarded speaker with keynotes at American Institute of Architects, Interior Design Show, SXSW, and a TEDx titled, “Hip Hop Architecture as Modernism’s Post Occupancy Evaluation.”