Modern Architecture in Africa

Modern Architecture in Africa✅ [PDF / Epub] ☉ Modern Architecture in Africa By Antoni Folkers ⚣ – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk One of the few Western studies on modern African architecture author and architect Antoni Folkersraises the discussion about the place of the often moralising and simplified period of westernmodernism One of the few Western studies on modern African architecture author and architect Antoni Folkersraises the discussion about the place of the often moralising and simplified period of westernmodernism while also providing a wide ranging survey of the many sided and colourful architecturefrom different regions in Africa Using practical illustrated examples Folker documents anddescribes the different hybrid architectural forms that have arisen out of a confrontation Modern Architecture PDF/EPUB ² with westernarchitecture and city planning and in so doing tells an alternative history of African architecture. Outlines context of severaI African countries summarising their interesting history and interactions with non African states and how this has impacted their history urban planning and architecture I found the explanations behind building plans and materials used very interesting especially in the detailed explorations of buildings the authors had worked on in the chapter case studiesAlthough mainly focussed on the savannah and saharan areas rather than euatorial rainforest in which the authors have expertise the book is self aware in this and other limitations

Modern Architecture in Africa Epub ë Modern
  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Modern Architecture in Africa
  • Antoni Folkers
  • English
  • 28 March 2014
  • 9789085069614