Latest News for: Africa architect


KazanForum 2024 to kick off in Tatarstan on Tuesday

Anadolu Agency 13 May 2024
The forum will also debut an international property market fair, in which architects, investors, financial institutions, and companies from Africa, Central, and East Asia will participate and ...

Noam Chomsky: A Middle East Peace That Could Happen (But Won’t)

Scheerpost 07 May 2024
Israeli commentators frankly refer to these goals as “neocolonial.” Ariel Sharon, the main architect of the settlement programs, called these cantons “Bantustans,” though the term is misleading.

UBA Trains 400  in Graduate Management Programme

This Day 03 May 2024
 “Unemployment of our youths is the biggest problem in Africa ... You are the architects of Africa’s future, and I have no doubt that you will rise to the occasion with courage, determination, and a deep sense of purpose.

All 255 Artists in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ranked From Best to Worst

New York Magazine 01 May 2024
In the early ’80s the U.N., in conjunction with civil-rights groups around the world, declared a cultural boycott of the fascistic and racist white government in South Africa, which had architected a ...

A New Frontier: The BNK Group forays into the GCC Market

Live Mint 26 Apr 2024
... in 2005, establishing itself as a powerhouse across India, the Middle East, and Africa.With the establishment of Design BNK for the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) region, helmed by architect Dr.

Why did the church collapse? South African architect says he knows

The Day 20 Apr 2024
But when Mike Bell, an architect in Cape Town, South Africa, heard about the fall of New London’s First Congregational Church, he knew instantly he had to determine the cause ... “The architect would have ...

Is Israel a “settler-colonial” state? The debate, explained

Vox 17 Apr 2024
Historians often apply the term to the projects that founded the United States, Canada, South Africa, and others ... The Nakba took place as independence movements in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean gained traction.

Africa on the verge of a building boom. Will it be green?

Gulf-Times 05 Apr 2024
... instead of concrete, Arigbabu added.The bricks were more suited to the country’s tropical climate than concrete and more weather-resilient, he added.There are also homegrown innovations in Africa.

Africa is on the verge of a building boom. Will it be green?

Philenews 05 Apr 2024
The building boom presents a huge opportunity to turbocharge Africa’s clean energy transition by adopting green design techniques and climate-friendly materials to slash the emissions caused by building houses.

Tropical Modernism: Architecture and Independence at V&A reintroduces Indian and Ghanaian pioneers of the style

The Conversation 19 Mar 2024
Works by these Indian architects are on display in the V&A show ... Once dominated by British colonial architects, Ghana’s building industry expanded post-independence to include architects from Africa, the African diaspora, and Eastern Europe.

Whites Only: Ade’s Extremist Adventure review – a woeful failure to challenge racism

The Observer 18 Mar 2024
... to Orania, a “whites-only” town in South Africa, to learn about why they founded this community (racism), what their values are (racism) and why it celebrates the architects of apartheid (racism).

Why architectural modernism was championed by the rulers and the ruled

The Spectator 14 Mar 2024
Architects had opportunities in West Africa they would never have had in England. It was pioneered by the British architects Jane Drew and Maxwell Fry who adapted modernism to some of these hotter climates.

Building confidence slides dismally in the first quarter

Independent online (SA) 12 Mar 2024
building material manufacturers (-29), building subcontractors (-25), architects (-25) and hardware retailers (-23) ... The biggest turnaround was registered among architects ... architect and quantity surveyor activity) fared dismally, he said.

Pritzker Prize 2024: Japanese housing pioneer Riken Yamamoto wins ‘Nobel of architecture’

CNN 05 Mar 2024
Speaking to CNN ahead of Tuesday’s announcement, he described these formative journeys as “my starting point as an architect.” What Yamamoto found, whether in north Africa or central America, was that ...