Posts Tagged 'education'

No. 1 Worst City to Live In: Damascus

Civil unrest and war has left this historic city and its residents facing serious humanitarian challenges. War is also threatening the architectural history that still stands strong in stone in the Ancient City of Damascus. Most of the violence has affected the outskirts of the city, however, important world history remains in danger as long as political instability continues.

Designing African Cities: Urban Planning Education In Nigeria

An Urban Renewal Master Plan for each of the 9 selected cities in Osun State. The Governor emphasized and re-emphasized that the type of plans he anticipated for each of these cities are not the types and models of New York, Washington, London or any other Euro-American cities. The plans were to reflect African cities realities and thus have relevance for the lives of the residents of these cities.

Cape Town’s 7 best buildings announced

A reception was held in Cape Town on Tuesday the 8 October 2013 to reveal the seven winners for the Cape Institute for Architecture. The winning projects this year include an agricultural redevelopment, a tertiary education facility, two schools, and three private homes. All these projects differ in scale and context, from a luxury residence to a rural setting.