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Category list : Africa

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  • The Mutende School in Lulamba

    View from Chingola, ZambiaSubscription

    Thinkpiece25 October, 2013

    The experience of building a school in Zambia has given Guylee Simmonds and James Mitchell a unique perspective on the country’s wider challenges

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    View from Lagos, NigeriaSubscription

    Thinkpiece25 October, 2013

    The biggest city in Africa needs an architectural impetus commensurate with its growing size and importance, say John Godwin and Gillian Hopwood

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    Pedagogy: University of Johannesburg, South AfricaSubscription

    Thinkpiece17 April, 2013

    Taking local marginalised neighbourhoods as urban laboratories students at UJ are encouraged to design radical schemes rooted in context

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    View From DhakaSubscription

    Thinkpiece9 April, 2013

    The political unrest that recently engulfed Dhaka highlights some of the cultural tensions discussed at this year’s CAA conference

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    Editorial View: Cultural VandalismSubscription

    Thinkpiece19 March, 2013

    The power of culture to reflect the best aspects of humanity does not always save it from the worst

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    Thinkpiece27 February, 2013

    Islamist rebels destroy precious manuscripts in Timbuktu, Mali

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    View from St Louis, SenegalSubscription

    Thinkpiece17 December, 2012

    Italo Calvino would have felt at home in Saint-Louis, the former capital city of Senegal, and the Venice of Africa, reports Paul Brislin

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    Perkins+Will's University Campus in Luanda, AngolaSubscription

    Buildings24 April, 2012

    Drawing on and updating precedents for designing in the tropics, this new university campus in Angola cultivates an architectural language that responds to place and climate

  • Pancho Guedes

    Pancho Guedes (1925-2015)Subscription

    Thinkpiece27 March, 2012

    To his friends, colleagues and pupils Pancho Guedes is a unique source of creative inspiration and wisdom

  • Scenes of popular elation in Cairo marking the first anniversary of the Egyptian pro-democracy uprising in January

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    Thinkpiece30 January, 2012

    As Egypt advances towards democracy, opportunities open up for a more environmentally responsive architecture

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