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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (1997) 56 (2): 204–206.
Published: 01 June 1997
...Jona Schellekens The accepted view is that the eighteenth-century colonial architecture of South Africa has Dutch origins. Jan van der Meulen has challenged this view in this journal. Previous research has looked for the origins of the mostly rural South African colonial architecture in urban Dutch...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (1963) 22 (2): 51–61.
Published: 01 May 1963
... categories are given in Eur. Grndl. Northern European Origins of South African Colonial Architecture JAN VAN DER MEULEN Cultural History Museum, Cape Town, South Africa IN THE PERIOD between the founding of the Dutch re- freshment station at the Cape of Good Hope in 1652 and the capture of the Colony by...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2015) 74 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Courtnay Micots Status and Mimicry: African Colonial Period Architecture in Coastal Ghana looks at Anomabo, a historically significant port, as a case study to examine hybrid African colonial period architecture in coastal Ghana, formerly known as the Gold Coast Colony. Between the 1870s and 1920s...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2020) 79 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 March 2020
... current architectural and urban scholarship affords. As Kenny Cupers and Prita Meier describe, African leaders imagined infrastructure as a vehicle of Pan-African freedom, unity, and development, but the construction of the Trans-African Highway relied on expertise and funding from former colonial...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2011) 70 (4): 492–511.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the fascist era illustrates the disquieting compatibility of progressive planning and authoritarian politics, and in Gondar modern urban design was used to define imperial identity for both Italian settlers and African colonial subjects. Gondar: Architecture and Urbanism for Italy's Fascist Empire...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2006) 65 (2): 188–215.
Published: 01 June 2006
... African architects, they completed seventeen major educational and twelve commercial commissions.26 They also oversaw the rebuilding of the original fishing village as part of the Tema New Town development. Setting a con ceptual program for late colonial architectural practice and contextual modernism...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2020) 79 (1): 4–5.
Published: 01 March 2020
... infrastructure than current architectural and urban scholarship affords. As Kenny Cupers and Prita Meier describe, African leaders imagined infrastructure as a vehicle of Pan-African freedom, unity, and development, but the construction of the Trans-African Highway relied on expertise and funding from former...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2019) 78 (4): 409–421.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and Build, 1,” 4. 34. Gutkind refers to “huts” only in his article on Africa. In the other articles he writes of “houses” or, in the case of Native Americans, “dwellings,” “shelters,” or “lodges.” The use of the word hut in relation to African indigenous architecture has a long and persistent...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2019) 78 (4): 485–487.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., directly influenced the shape of urban slavery. Its publication will be of value not only to architectural historians but also to scholars of history, anthropology, and African American studies. Edward A. Chappell's chapter constitutes the most ambitious contribution to the book. Retired director of...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2019) 78 (4): 487–488.
Published: 01 December 2019
... documents pertaining to the exchange of ideas among France, Brazil, and Argentina to illuminate processes and exclusions that we can no longer avoid. In her words, “Eugenics, which in the early twentieth century was used to justify the exclusion of Africans, Asians, and even immigrants from southern and...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2019) 78 (3): 354–356.
Published: 01 September 2019
... to construct colonial buildings, they borrowed little local knowledge from them except in the case of remote and isolated Guiana. In the same way, outside Senegal, enslaved Africans had little influence on the forms of colonial architecture. Bailey still endeavors to uncover, name, and humanize this...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2019) 78 (3): 252–253.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Tuskegee Chapel, designed at the apex of Rudolph's career (1960–69), engages the university's African American musical and educational legacy. The Cannon Chapel at Emory, meanwhile, built late in Rudolph's professional life (1975–81) as a multiuse space for the university's school of theology, exhibits a...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2019) 78 (3): 312–326.
Published: 01 September 2019
... welded to Eritrea [Tigray],” as one internal Italian memo put it, “represent with their large population a ‘safe nursery’ of future Askari [African colonial troops] for our battalions.” 7 The Italians believed that the goodwill of their Tigrayan subjects would serve larger schemes of the Fascist...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2019) 78 (3): 292–311.
Published: 01 September 2019
... those Cubans of African descent, however, the tree-planting ceremony might well have recalled rituals associated with Santería, Palo Monte/Mayombe, and Abakuá—religions of the African diaspora in Cuba. 70 Just as likely, the ceiba evoked for them the whipping trees and posts of Spanish colonial...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2019) 78 (2): 145–166.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Venetian stato da mar and later swept across Spanish and Portuguese outposts in the western Mediterranean basin, where it was absorbed into a shared Iberian vernacular. By reconstructing the circulation of the island-city through this sprawling network of colonial frontiers, Kassler-Taub argues, we can...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2019) 78 (2): 208–226.
Published: 01 June 2019
... the Colonial War, which the regime had been fighting since 1961 against the liberation movements in its three most important African colonies: Angola, Mozambique, and Guinea-Bissau. With war in Africa occupying the center of political debate in Portugal during the early 1970s, the country's housing...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2018) 77 (4): 478–481.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Belgian engineer Egide Devroey's report Habitations coloniales et conditionnement d'air sous les tropiques , presented in 1940 to the Institut Royal Colonial Belge. © 2018 by the Society of Architectural Historians. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2018) 77 (4): 397–405.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Burma had its own pavilion. 33 Very few traces of the references to premodern Asian and African architecture that infused Edwin Lutyens's New Delhi, begun in 1912, the Wembley British Empire Exhibition in London of 1925 and 1926, and, as Patricia Morton and Steven Nelson have shown, the Colonial...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2018) 77 (4): 410–427.
Published: 01 December 2018
... sovereignty in Christophe's kingdom. Garraway identifies an extensive universality that spoke to ambitions of pan-African emancipation, one that was at odds with the intensive universality that reflected the realpolitik of a free state in the colonial West Indies. Maintaining universal freedom from slavery...
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2018) 77 (3): 367–373.
Published: 01 September 2018
...: ‘Antropofagía’ and Modern Architecture in the Caribbean,” Andrés Mignucci, University of Puerto Rico “‘I Got White in Me, Too’: Genealogies of Architecture in the British Caribbean,” Michelle Wilkinson, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, USA “Indigeneity and Cubanidad...