Monticello Essay


Caption
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Related people
Rachel Kuepers (designer)
Michael Cadwell (studio professor)
Date
Spring 2021
Description
The essay covers the well-known estate of Monticello and its origins in slave labor. It discusses how the work of slaves is "hidden in plain sight" and ultimately argues that Monticello should be a monument to the slaves who built it instead of Thomas Jefferson.
Section/Discipline
Architecture
Degree
Undegraduate
Course
ARCH 5290