Difference between revisions of "African architecture and built environment"

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*Bourdier, Jean-Paul, and Trinh Minh-ha. ''Drawn from African Dwelling'' (1996).
 
*Bourdier, Jean-Paul, and Trinh Minh-ha. ''Drawn from African Dwelling'' (1996).
**On Internet Archive - borrowable for 1hr at a time: https://archive.org/details/drawnfromafrican0000bour.<br />
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**On Internet Archive - borrowable for 1hr at a time: https://archive.org/details/drawnfromafrican0000bour.<br /><br />
   
*Denyer. ''African Traditional Architecture'' (1978).<br />
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*Denyer. ''African Traditional Architecture'' (1978).<br /><br />
   
 
*Elleh, Nnamdi. ''African Architecture: Evolution and Transformation'' (McGraw Hill,1997).
 
*Elleh, Nnamdi. ''African Architecture: Evolution and Transformation'' (McGraw Hill,1997).
 
**so far the broadest, most extensively researched, best illustrated survey, a landmark work.
 
**so far the broadest, most extensively researched, best illustrated survey, a landmark work.
 
**unfortunately, not very available - $85 used online, no previews on Amazon or Google Books.
 
**unfortunately, not very available - $85 used online, no previews on Amazon or Google Books.
**Elleh is Associate Professor of Architecture, History and Theory at the University of Cincinnati. He was trained as an architect and received his PhD in art history from Northwestern University.<br />
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**Elleh is Associate Professor of Architecture, History and Theory at the University of Cincinnati. He was trained as an architect and received his PhD in art history from Northwestern University.<br /><br />
   
 
*Gardi, René. ''Indigenous African Architecture'' (1973).
 
*Gardi, René. ''Indigenous African Architecture'' (1973).
**On Internet Archive - borrowable for 1hr at a time: https://archive.org/details/indigenousafrica0000gard/.<br />
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**On Internet Archive - borrowable for 1hr at a time: https://archive.org/details/indigenousafrica0000gard/.<br /><br />
   
 
*Garlake, Peter. ''Early Art and Architecture of Africa'' (Oxford University Press, 2002).
 
*Garlake, Peter. ''Early Art and Architecture of Africa'' (Oxford University Press, 2002).

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References

  • Denyer. African Traditional Architecture (1978).

  • Elleh, Nnamdi. African Architecture: Evolution and Transformation (McGraw Hill,1997).
    • so far the broadest, most extensively researched, best illustrated survey, a landmark work.
    • unfortunately, not very available - $85 used online, no previews on Amazon or Google Books.
    • Elleh is Associate Professor of Architecture, History and Theory at the University of Cincinnati. He was trained as an architect and received his PhD in art history from Northwestern University.

  • Kulterman, Udo Kultermann. (1969). New Directions in African Architecture. London: Studio Vista, 1969. ISBN 289-79674-1.