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Cities like Lagos need building designs that don't just copy global styles
Cities like Lagos need building designs that don't just copy global stylesArticle

Covered in glass, the former IMB Plaza building in Lagos stood as an example of the influence of international design styles on the Nigerian commercial capital's architecture...

Dr Anthony Ogbuokiri and Dr Emmanuel Manu 14 Sep 2020

Unpacking the key elements of hotel design
Unpacking the key elements of hotel designArticle

Good design is actually a combination of a multitude of disciplines constructed together to subconsciously create a flood of emotion that speaks to all five of our different senses simultaneously...

29 Nov 2019

'World's worst environmental disaster' set to be repeated with controversial new dam in Africa
'World's worst environmental disaster' set to be repeated with controversial new dam in AfricaArticle

Encompassing swathes of Ethiopia, South Sudan and Kenya, the Omo-Turkana Basin is one of the oldest landscapes in the world that is known to have been inhabited by Homo sapiens...

Timothy Clack 29 Nov 2018

Mali's cultural capital shows how citizen-centred development can trump gentrification
Mali's cultural capital shows how citizen-centred development can trump gentrificationArticle

In the first week of every February, the streets of Ségou in Mali come to life...

Jenny Mbaye 22 Dec 2017

Theme of 2016 Cape Town Carnival announced
Theme of 2016 Cape Town Carnival announcedArticle

The chairman of the Cape Town Carnival Trust, Professor Rachel Jafta, has announced the theme of the 2016 carnival: Street Life.

5 Oct 2015

Extending the 'Life is Awesome' philosophy beyond the creatives
Extending the 'Life is Awesome' philosophy beyond the creativesArticle

A future where design isn't limited to the 'creative' industries is on the cards asserts Liné van der Merwe of Life is Awesome agency...

Leigh Andrews 18 Feb 2015

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