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The Politics of Architectural Drawing in Post-Independence Nigeria

The Introduction to Traditional Nigerian Architecture was considered by its author, the Polish architect and architectural historian Zbigniew Dmochowski, to be a contribution to the nation-building process in post-independence Nigeria and a starting point for a “modern school of Nigerian architecture”. In his survey of Nigeria’s architecture, Dmochowski appropriated and developed drawing and mapping techniques that he had employed in his 1930s surveys of traditional wooden buildings in eastern Poland. This specific tradition of drawing, resulting in Dmochowski’s synthetic axonometries, contrasted with the drawings of the British, late colonial “tropical architecture” in West Africa, which privileged the analytical section.
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It's Summer time!!! Join the students of Goethe-Institut Lagos as they present their fantastic Sommerfest filled with lots of Edutainment. There will be Dance, Drama, Quiz, Poetry recitation, fashion show and lots more. Be there!!!
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Photography has long been recognized as a visual language in modern times with the power to communicate reality and perceptions about human conditions that cannot be communicated in any other way. It has informed, influenced and educated us about humanity through its power to report vividly the way we live and also by challenging the way society is run.
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Next registration for German Courses at Goethe-Institut Lagos

Registration in person: 01.-25.09.2015
All courses commence from: 07.09.2015


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