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Invasive Aesthetics | A call for a regenerative Architecture in Africa

Invasive Aesthetics | A call for a regenerative Architecture in Africa

Guest Contribution by Zaheer Allam & Dr. Zarrin Allam Architects and urban designers have a unique sense of ownership and responsibility towards the birth and evolution of our infrastructural landscape and identity. By…

Toponomic Urbanism | Bumbogo, Designing A Uniquely Rwandan Urban Morphology

Toponomic Urbanism |  Bumbogo, Designing A Uniquely Rwandan Urban Morphology

Guest contribution by Leah Libsekal The global South and particularly the African continent, is facing an incredible challenge in the form of urban growth.  As much as this presents its own slew of challenges,…

Asmara

Putting Pen To Paper | Homage To Architects of Yester-Year

There is something particular and emotive about the skilled human touch. Despite living in a modern age, where computers, 3D rendering softwares and large plotters bring a level of precision and consistency I am still quite charmed by the hand drawn sketches of the skilled draftsman and architect of days gone by.

Assistant X Another Africa | Constructing New Experiences

Another Africa is about bringing a new vision to stories about Africa and the intersections that happily occur when people of different cultures find points of interest in this magical continent. For our latest experience, we travel to Tokyo to participate in an ephemeral 2 day event, D♥Y held at Claska earlier this month.

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Asmara | A Hidden Architectural Gem

Aptly, the first post for Another Africa should be about the city of Asmara where the seed for the project found nurturing ground. I was amazed to find out that along with Tel Aviv, Miami South Beach and Napier, Asmara has one of the worlds largest collections of modernist and art deco architecture.

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