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Sub-Sahara - Exceptional project work

[APPLIED] FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Investigating spatial phenomena in rural and urban Sub-Saharan Africa

Ed. by Mueller, Baerbel

Series:Edition Angewandte

BIRKHÄUSER

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Paperback
Publication Date:
January 2017
ISBN
978-3-0356-1100-7
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Overview

  • Contributions from well-known architects, urban researchers, artists, and scientists from Africa, Europe, and the USA
  • Innovative interdisciplinary and applied research

Aims and Scope

[a]FA is a laboratory of the Institute of Architecture of the University for Applied Arts in Vienna, in which spatial, infrastructure, ecological and cultural phenomena of the Sub-Saharan region are investigated. The concept for each project is based on an interdisciplinary and trans-cultural approach.
This publication documents three projects that were carried out between 2011 and 2015. GUABULIGA _ WELL BY THE THORN TREE / ON OTHER PLANNING in northern Ghana, STAGING APAM / ON OTHER ARCHITECTURE at Ghana’s Atlantic coast, and LUBUNGAMODE / ON OTHER ARTISTIC RESEARCH in Kisangani, DR of Congo. The book illustrates the projects’ creative processes and contexts, embedded in contemporary discourses – well-known experts from architecture, art, theory, and urban sociology take a stand.

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Details

23.5 x 17.4 cm
452 pages
BIRKHÄUSER
Language:
English
Type of Publication:
Monograph

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Baerbel Mueller, Institute of Architecture, University of Applied Arts Vienna

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