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Title:[Applied] foreign affairs: investigating spatial phenomena in rural and urban Sub-Saharan Africa
Editor:Mueller, Baerbel
Year:2017
ISSN:1866-248X
Pages:450
Language:English
Series:Edition Angewandte
City:Basel
Publisher:Birkhäuser Verlag AG
ISBN:3035611009; 9783035611007
Geographic terms:Ghana
Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Subjects:architecture
physical planning
environmental policy
popular participation
theatre
arts
Abstract:This publication documents three projects that were carried out by [Applied] Foreign Affairs, a laboratory of the Institute of Architecture of the University for Applied Arts in Vienna. The projects (a master plan for Guabuliga, an art space for Haduwa, art spaces for Kisangani) took place in Ghana and DR Congo between 2011 and 2015. The book illustrates the projects' creative processes and contexts, embedded in contemporary discourses with experts from architecture, art, theory, and urban sociology writing about and discussing the intrinsic topics at hand. The chapter 'Lubungamode - on other artistic research' is published in English and French. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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