Plan! Build! - Principles of Town Planning and Economic Layout Design for low income Housing Developments in Zimbabwe
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
Historic Buildings of Salisbury, Rhodesia - set of 7 prints
An ideal yet affordable gift, this lovely set of 7 collectable prints brings back memories of Rhodesia’s graceful colonial architecture. This hand-sketched black and white A4 series depicts... More > some of Salisbury’s most iconic historical buildings - Old Meikles, Old Kingstons, Bamboo Inn, Store Bros, Grand Hotel, Standard Bank, Arnold Building. You can use your prints to create your own dramatic wall display - simply use the ADD/DOWNLOAD TO BASKET button, then print and frame your favourite pictures. Why not also create extra framed sets as unique gifts for your friends!< Less
Once Upon a White Man
Once Upon a White Man - war and peace in Rhodesia and Zimbabwe. “This is a world class book. What we have here is a memoir of a wise and moderate man, who did his best to save Rhodesia from... More > self-destruction, and tried to earn a decent living in the resulting Zimbabwe. The author's attention to detail is as good as that of any bestselling autobiography. He remembers things that both racists and leftists would rather forget - the culture of humiliation and violence that made Rhodesia unsustainable, and the ugly silence of world opinion that made it possible for Mugabe to get away with genocide and ethnic cleansing. Even though I've never been to Africa, this book tore me from my political views and made me think seriously about the goals of humanity." (Avery Morrow, Japan, Aug 2011)< Less