Samuel "Sambo" Mockbee (1944-2001) was an American architect, artist, and teacher. He founded Auburn University's Rural Studio, and was the recipient of many awards, including a MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant" and a posthumous Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects.
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Wikipedia: Samuel Mockbee
Encyclopedia entry provides biographical information.
Samuel Mockbee: A Life's Work
Andrea Oppenheimer Dean looks back at Mockbee's life and career as he was posthumously awarded an AIA Gold Medal Award. Includes links to other relevant Architectural Record articles. (January 01, 2004)
Profile and interview by Brian Libby in Salon. (August 09, 2001)
Mockbee Southern Genius
Illustrated profile of Mockbee and the Rural Studio by Ted Katauskas in Architecture Week. (August 23, 2000)
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