Hoe bouw je in rap verstedelijkend Afrika?

Journalist Seada Nourhussen published an article on the rapid urbanisation processes in Africa and the challenges for architects and urban planners in Trouw newspaper on 8 January 2011. The article was based upon interviews with Kunle Adeyemi and Antoni Folkers, director of African Architecture Matters, as well as Antoni’s book ‘Modern Architecture in Africa’. The exhibition Blueprints of Paradise, open between 1 April and 30 October 2011 in the Afrika Museum, will show some ideas on the future of built Africa. the exhibition is based upon the entries of a competition for African architects and designers, and is developed by African Architecture Matters and the museum. Read the full article (in Dutch) here.