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Joe Osae-Addo: Towards an architecture of ideas

Joe Osae-Addo: Towards an architecture of ideas

Joe Osae-Addo: Towards an architecture of ideas

Ghanaian architect Joe Osae-Addo believes that architecture needs to engage beyond the narrow definition of “building”, with a results-driven approach.

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This a well-researched and beautifully presented study of the sculptural mud architecture of West Africa is stunning. These often beautiful buildings were designed and built by architects for kings and emperors, making the best of local materials and know-how.

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