Buildings, History, Land Use: Exploring Historic Accra

It’s almost impossible to be interested in Accra’s urban development without also taking in the the influence of the colonial period on the city’s built environment. On a recent trip to Tema Station in the heart of Accra, I walked around to appreciate one of the city’s most historic areas (Tema Station, near the Makola… Continue reading Buildings, History, Land Use: Exploring Historic Accra

On Zambian traditional architecture

I just came across this amazing website on Zambian traditional architecture. The researcher/author became interested in the topic while serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Zambia. Very cool website, with information on the motivation for the project, maps, types of architecture and distinct styles, traditional materials used…a whole host of really interesting info! From… Continue reading On Zambian traditional architecture