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Re- Cultivating the Garden City of Kumasi By Urban Design Lab GSAPP
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The Urban Design Lab and the Millennium Cities Initiative are pleased to announce the release of their latest collaboration; Re-cultivating the Garden City of Kumasi. Introduced by Earth Institute... More > Director Jeffrey D. Sachs, this strikingly graphic and eye-opening volume of essays addresses some of the most pressing challenges facing Ghana’s fast-growing, second largest city and explores pathways for enhancing ecological sustainability, economic dynamism and urban equity.< Less
Re- Cultivating the Garden City of Kumasi By Urban Design Lab GSAPP
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The Urban Design Lab and the Millennium Cities Initiative are pleased to announce the release of their latest collaboration; Re-cultivating the Garden City of Kumasi. Introduced by Earth Institute... More > Director Jeffrey D. Sachs, this strikingly graphic and eye-opening volume of essays addresses some of the most pressing challenges facing Ghana’s fast-growing, second largest city and explores pathways for enhancing ecological sustainability, economic dynamism and urban equity.< Less
Plan! Build! - Principles of Town Planning and Economic Layout Design for low income Housing Developments in Zimbabwe By Graham Atkins
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An urban design manual for Africa. Town planning and design principles relevant to town planners, engineers and architects working in Africa today. 30 years ago, Zimbabwe's engineers and... More > town planners revealed how the use of improved design techniques in low income housing estates could result in dramatic land and engineering cost savings, without loss of social amenity. Better neighbourhoods + more houses for more people at less cost! A far-sighted solution to Africa's endemic housing problems. This is a faithful reprint of the original 1981 Zimbabwe planning manual. (Available on a Not-for-profit basis: - FREE DOWNLOAD; print version is sold at cost) Note: download may take several minutes, be patient!< Less
Plan! Build! - Principles of Town Planning and Economic Layout Design for low income Housing Developments in Zimbabwe By Graham Atkins
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An urban design manual for Africa. Town planning and design principles relevant to town planners, engineers and architects working in Africa today. 30 years ago, Zimbabwe's engineers and... More > town planners revealed how the use of improved design techniques in low income housing estates could result in dramatic land and engineering cost savings, without loss of social amenity. Better neighbourhoods + more houses for more people at less cost! A far-sighted solution to Africa's endemic housing problems. This is a faithful reprint of the original 1981 Zimbabwe planning manual. (Available on a Not-for-profit basis: - FREE DOWNLOAD; print version is sold at cost) Note: download may take several minutes, be patient!< Less
Anam Master Plan May 1 2011 By Chife Foundation
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Master Plan for Anam New City in Anam, Nigeria
Anam Master Plan May 1 2011 By Chife Foundation
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Master Plan for Anam New City in Anam, Nigeria
INFRASTRUCTURE AND ERASURE By Elizabeth Lasater
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URBAN FUTURES AFRICA, A GRADUATE LEVEL ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S GSAPP RESEARCHED THE URBANIZATION TRANSFORMING TWO OF AFRICA'S LARGEST CITIES - JOHANNESBURG AND LAGOS.
INFRASTRUCTURE AND ERASURE By Elizabeth Lasater
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URBAN FUTURES AFRICA, A GRADUATE LEVEL ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIO AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S GSAPP RESEARCHED THE URBANIZATION TRANSFORMING TWO OF AFRICA'S LARGEST CITIES - JOHANNESBURG AND LAGOS.
Harare 2040: Towards a More Inclusive City By Thabo Lenneiye
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The vision by the Harare City leadership for 2040 is for an integrated modern city, combining commercial, residential, recreational, and green spaces where employment opportunities are seamlessly... More > integrated into the life of the City. Having bought into this vision, Old Mutual advanced a grant to the University of Pennyslvania and Gensler to support a group of students and professionals to carry out the first phase of sketching out what could drive the integration of the city. The National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Bulawayo, made available a group of students and Faculty to join the first phase. This publication captures a number of the project proposals from the first phase. representing the work produced by the graduate students from the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.< Less
A Lesson in Heritage - Ghana By Brent Runyon
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These are photos representing a six week service learning experience in Ghana. Six students and one professor went to Ghana in 2005, stayed in the town of Akim Oda, and traveled to places all around... More > Ghana, including Kakum, Ho, Kumasi, Tamale, Larabanga, Mole National Park, and smaller towns. While there, we helped design a new park, an urban redevelopment plan and a heritage tourism plan. We studied traditional architecture and made recommendations on how to maintain tradition while becoming a modern town. Our experiences were often surreal, sometimes harrowing and nearly always interesting. You can't help but fall in love with the people of Ghana - while being simultaneously more frustrated than even before. Peace and Love to Ghana!< Less