David Adjaye : Africa Architecture

David Adjaye

Thames & Hudson, Londen, 2016 (2d edition)


David Adjaye is one of the world’s most exciting and accomplished architects, and has built many highly acclaimed houses and public buildings in the UK and USA. Over ten-years, the Tanzanian born, London-based architect has visited 53 major African cities and photographed thousands of buildings, sites and places that few of us will ever be able to visit. The individual volumes present cities according to the terrain in which they are situated – the Maghreb, Desert, The Sahel, Savannah and Grassland, Mountain and Highveld, and Forest. Each city is shown in a concise history, fact file, maps and satellite images, along with Adjaye’s own travel notes and dozens of photographs of the city’s civic, commercial and residential architecture. All six ‘terrain’ volumes feature an introductory essay by Adjaye, and a separate volume is dedicated to essays by leading academics and commentators on Africa.

Artikelnummer: 6870 Categorie:

ISBN: 9780500289143

576 pagina's, 3500 illustraties in kleur, 29.70 × 24.50 cm, 7 paperback volumes in een kaft, Engels