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Tropical tropes: Irish Modernism in West AfricaSubscription
Irish missionaries in West Africa in the 20th century embraced the Tropical Modern of Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew while encouraging the substantial input of indigenous builders
In African cities – as in cities all over the world – ‘building as development’ is depriving people of their right to the city, exacerbating inequality rather than diminishing it
The Africa Architecture Awards 2017 bear testimony to a robust culture of architectural critical discourse on the continent, keeping threats of modern-day colonialism at bay
If NLÉ’s project successfully prevented the eviction of the local community, its tragic collapse forces us to rethink the viability of photogenic architectural solutions in vulnerable settlements