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{APPLIED} FOREIGN AFFAIRS: INVESTIGATING SPATIAL PHENOMENA IN RURAL AND URBAN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. Ed. by Baerbel Mueller. Birkhauser-Verlag fur Architektur, Basel, 2017. Published in association with Universitat fur angewandte Kunst, Vienna. Edition Angewandte. ISSN 1866-248X. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Walter de Gruyter, GmbH, Berlin. 450 pp. with 838 ills. (781 col.). 24 x 18 cm. ISBN 9783035611007 In English; 24 entries also in French.
Publisher's description: {Applied} Foreign Affairs is a laboratory of the Institute of Architecture of the University for Applied Art 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 LUBUN- GAMODE / 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.
Indexing: Western, Africa, Non-Western in a Western Style — Post-2000 — Architecture — Urban Planning
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 174566
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