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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
Requiem for Rhodesia By Carlos Porter
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REVIEWS: "In re-reading this brilliant essay one should be reminded that the author was only 26 years old at the time and had not been brought up in Africa. Considering that, it is truly... More > remarkable that he could have been so unfashionably 'illiberal' and so insightful into the African psyche." (From the Bantu Education Blog) "He was dead on." "I hope more people read it, and think about how things have turned out." "Excellent summary of the situation as it was at that time." "A fact-packed read that is very hard to digest." "A sobering lengthy read... In Africa today cities and towns that once were models of grace, order, efficiency and development have either turned into sprawling urban crime-ridden slums with gridlocked traffic jams, or are decaying quietly away as the jungle and wilderness slowly reclaim what once was theirs." (From the New Rhodesian Forum)< Less