August 26, 2019

Mid-July, on the 13th to be exact, The Ng’ambo Atlas came a full circle and was finally presented to the audience in Zanzibar.

The book presentation took place in the beautiful setting of Kiponda 742 building (Hifadhi Zanzibar’s recent acquisition) and was led by the D...

April 17, 2017

For the past couple of months we have been working hard to meet the deadline of ‘The Beeker Method: Planning and Working on the Redevelopment of the African City’ seminar. Not an easy task as we wished to keep our arrangements secret from Coen Beeker, at the same time...

February 28, 2017

Seminar, Exhibition and Book Launch, 23rd March 2017, 14.00 at African Studies Centre in Leiden.

Coen Beeker is an unsung pioneer in bottom-up and participatory approach to urban planning with over 40 years of experience in Africa. During this international seminar, org...

September 5, 2014

Below you might have read about the presentation of the book ’L'Batwar, Story of a Conversion’ in March this year. You can now order the book on-line via this link

April 7, 2014

On 26 March, the Cities of Casablanca and Amsterdam, together with Casamemoire, presented ‘L'Batwar - Story of a Transformation’ in the former abattoirs in Morocco’s largest city. The book portraits the history of the architecturally fascinating municipal slaughterhous...

April 7, 2014

Over the last 6 years, Dutch photographer Lard Buurman visited 14 cities in 12 countries on the African continent. His careful compositions of the everyday life in the urban context give an interesting insight on how these cities work.

Between 12 April and 3 May, the ex...

April 5, 2013

Antoni Folkers, mede-oprichter van AAmatters, is samen met Heinz Kimmerle, emeritus hoogleraar filosofie aan de Erasmus Universiteit te Rotterdam en in het verleden gasthoogleraar aan universteiten te Kenia, Ghana en Zuid Afrika gedoken in Marten Toonders universum. He...

February 26, 2013

The Dutch architecture magazine ’De Architect’ dedicated their February 2013 issue to building in Africa. Next to attention for architecture on the urban edge, a clinic in Port Sudan and a master plan for Aksum in Ethiopia by Peter Rich, it also features a large interv...

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