sábado, 14 de diciembre de 2013

#books #architecture | Modern architecture in Africa

Modern architecture in Africa / Antoni Folkers.
SUN, Amsterdam : 2010.
367 p. : il., planos
ISBN 9789085069614
Biblioteca Sbc Aprendizaje A-72.036(6) MOD

“Modern architecture in Africa” is one of the few Western studies of modern African architecture. The architect Antoni Folkers calls into question the moralistic, simplified Western Modernism that has become stranded in The critique of the one-sidedness of Western architecture is not only theoretical, but also assumes a practical form in the pluriform and multi-coloured architecture of Africa. After studying at the TU Delft, Antoni Folkers went to Africa in 1984 to become acquainted with the potential and limitations of Modernism in a cultural context and links them with the history and development of Africa.

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