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...

March 22, 2019

The Ng’ambo Atlas. Historic Urban Landscape of Zanzibar Town’s ‘Other Side’ is available for free from African Studies Centre Leiden digital library. 

To download the book follow the link.


Book details: 

Ng’ambo is the lesser known ‘Other Side’ of Zanziba...

January 30, 2019

Last week on Thursday 24th we had the opportunity to present Ng’ambo Atlas to the public during the conference The Future of the African City at the African Studies Centre Leiden. The book launch was followed by a debate on the relevance of material and immaterial cult...

January 5, 2019

The new book: Ng’ambo Atlas illustrates the Historic Urban Landscape of Zanzibar Town’s ‘Other Side’ (LM Publishers). 

Ng'ambo Atlas is produced by the Department of Urban and Rural Planning in Zanzibar and African Architecture Matters.

Ng’ambo Atlas book launch is...

September 6, 2018

The Canadian Centre for Architecture is launching a collaborative and multidisciplinary research project on architecture’s complex developments in sub-Saharan African countries after independence. Catalyzed by the donations of AAM, and with funding from The Andrew W. M...

December 1, 2015

For weeks already, a dedicated team of staff members of the Department of Urban and Rural Planning and AAmatters team members is deeply involved in mapping thousands of buildings between Darajani and Kariakoo in Ng’ambo, the Other Side of Stone Town in Zanzibar. Some s...

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Manifestation Amstelkerk postponed It happens here. (as soon as possible)

October 17, 2020

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