Hot Gingerbread: The Significance of Late 19th Century Architecture in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Olsen Jean Julien
Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University
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Caribbean Area ( lcsh ) Haitian Creole Arts and Culture
Olsen Jean Julien, Owner and Lead Architect, Phenixience Architecture and Engineering Firm, Haiti, Former Manager, Smithsonian Cultural Recovery Center, Haiti & Former Minister of Culture and Communication, Haiti
This commissioned presentation examines Haitian architecture, and in particular, the development, evolution and value of traditional architecture of the 19th century. Additionally, Jean Julien examines issues related to the vulnerability of Haiti's architecture and the importance of preserving it as part of Haiti's cultural patrimony . Part of LACC's 15th Annual Haitian Summer Institute Lecture Series. Part of LACC's Haitian Art Digital Archive.
Due to technical difficulties, this presentation is available in progress from 12 minutes and 54 seconds.
Part of the Latin American and Caribbean Center in the School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University's Foreign Languages Across the Curriculum Lecture Series.