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Title:Global city local identity?
Editor:Seifert, Annika
Year:2013
Pages:115
Language:English
City:Dar es Salaam
Publisher:Mkuki Na Nyota
ISBN:998708219X; 9789987082193
Geographic terms:Africa
Cameroon
Egypt
Mozambique
Tanzania
Subjects:towns
identity
cultural heritage
architectural history
conference papers (form)
2011
Abstract:In October 2011, the Goethe-Institut Tanzania hosted and facilitated an international symposium under the name of 'Global City Local Identity?' with a view to debate current issues of city development, public space, and cultural identity in African cities such as Dar es Salaam. The contributions selected for this publication look into the ambiguous, often colonial, past of these cities, describe their dynamic present, and discuss possible directions for their future. Articles: 1. Introduction (Annika Seifert); 2. City under threat: heritage assets of Dar es Salaam (Karen Moon); 3. Tomorrow's built heritage of Dar es Salaam: globalist architecture in the local context (Antoni Folkers); 4. Mozambique Island: development and conservation strategies and practises, with focus on the period 1943 to 2011 (Jens Hougaard); 5. Approaching the macuti house: identity and heritage conservation in Ilha de Moçambique (Silje Erøy Sollien); 6. Making cities for the people: in view of re-inventing Dar es Salaam (Camilus Lekule); 7. Suites Architecturales: Kinshasa-Douala-Dakar (Danièle Diwouta-Kotto); 8. The arch of memory: urban signage design for Douala historical sites (Sandrine Dole); 9. Rethinking Tanzania's capital: the new town of Dodoma as a product of global politics and conflicting ideologies (Sophie van Ginneken); 10. Culture and identity in Cairo urban development: a case study of Cairo's informal settlements (Hassan El Mouelhi); 11. The case against the construction of a cultural identity (Heinrich Wolff). [Abstract ASC Leiden]
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