World Architecture 1900-2000: Central and Southern Africa
World Architecture records the major architectural contributions made in all regions of the world to the development of human culture. Grouped into 10 geographical regions and representing five twenty-year-periods, the buildings have been selected by approximately 80 eminent international architectural critics. Each volume contains 100 buildings from one particular region, each object accompanied by an analytical text as well as by drawings and photographs. Introduction essays by the general editor, Kenneth Frampton, and the editor(s) of each volume complete the survey. The series comprises 10 volumes. The books are handsome, linen-bound and stitched, generously formatted (21,5 x 28,5 cm/8,4 x 11 inches) and contain approx. 300 pages and 400 colour prints each. This unique project gives the most precise and authoritative description of 1000 of the century's most notable buildings. Countries: All African countries, except those included in Volume 4.
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St Josephs Roman Catholic Cathedral DaresSalaam Tanzania 18971902 arch unknown
Town Hall Durban South Africa 19031910 arch Scott Woolacott and Hudson
The Great Mosque Djenne Mali 1907 arch Ismail Traore
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