Difference between revisions of "African architecture and built environment"

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*Asomani-Boateng, R. (2011). "Borrowing from the past to sustain the present and the future: indigenous African urban forms, architecture, and sustainable urban development in contemporary Africa." ''Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability'', 4(3), 239–262. https://doi.org/10.1080/17549175.2011.634573. <br />
 
*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 /><br />
**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.<br /><br />
 
*Gardi, René. ''Indigenous African Architecture'' (1973).
**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).
**Full edition on ISSUU (online reading only): https://issuu.com/cleaningsrvices42/docs/0192842617-early-art-and-architecture-of-africa-by-peter-garlake.
**On Internet Archive - borrowable for 1hr at a time: https://archive.org/details/earlyartarchitec00garl.<br /><br />
 
*Richard Hull. ''African Cities and Towns before the European Conquest'' (1976). <br />
 
*Kulterman, Udo Kultermann. (1969). ''New Directions in African Architecture''. London: Studio Vista, 1969. ISBN 289-79674-1. <br />