Baltimore Design School Open House: For Students Interested in Architecture, Graphic and Fashion Design

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Photo by © Karl Connolly Photography
Photo by © Karl Connolly Photography

THANKS TO A MAJOR ARCHITECTURAL INTERVENTION — PLUS FUNDING FROM ADOBE — A DECREPIT FACTORY IS NOW A HIGH-TECH PUBLIC DESIGN SCHOOL.

On the lower level of the Baltimore Design School, a city public school located in central Baltimore, there is a blown-up photo affixed to a wall. The black-and-white picture shows the interior of a building in disrepair, with pools of water on the floor. It’s a stark reminder of what used to be here: an abandoned factory so decrepit that the HBO series The Wire used the building as a setting symbolic of post-industrial urban decay. But today, with a major architectural intervention — and a grant from Adobe — the building has become a state-of-the-art public school for training future designers.  (Click to read more on this article from FastCompany)

Chris Frederick


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