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Category list : Africa

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    Education Centre by Dominikus Stark Architekten, RwandaSubscription

    Buildings28 November, 2013

    An exhibition complex in a park in Chengdu revisits the traditional Chinese courtyard house, drawing on local construction techniques and materials

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    Pedagogy: KIST, Kigali, RwandaSubscription

    Thinkpiece25 October, 2013

    Kigali Institute of Science & Technology sees an international faculty and 19 home grown students drive an african identity towards solving the social economic and development agenda in Rwanda

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    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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    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