A lecture on perspectives on shared space in Mauritius


On 1st of March, Antoni Folkers will give the lecture ‘African Architecture matters and perspectives on Shared Space’ at the Uniciti Education Hub in Pierrefonds, Mauritius.

The lecture is organised as part of the second year course of the Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Architecture, an educational trajectory that is set up in Mauritius with the ENSA Nantes.

The ENSA announces:

‘Antoni Folkers PhD is an architect and urban designer. He commenced his professional career as researcher and designer in Ouagadougou before joining the Institute for Tropical Building (IFT) in Starnberg, Germany (1983).

He is co-founder of FBW Architects & Engineers (1995) and currently FBW Group Consultant and director of FBW Netherlands. He has been responsible for the design and execution of a wide range of architectural and urbanism projects throughout East Africa and Europe, and is currently involved in various projects in Tanzania as architect, urban planner and researcher.

In 2001, he co-founded the ArchiAfrika, platform for research and news on African architecture. In 2010, the management of ArchiAfrika was handed over to African network partners. In the same year, Berend van der Lans and Antoni Folkers established African Architecture Matters, active in research, education and activism in the field of African architecture and urbanism.

Antoni Folkers published a wide range of books and articles architectural subject, amongst which Mtoni – Palace, Sultan & Princess of Zanzibar and Modern Architecture in Africa on his 25 years of building and research experience in Africa in 2010. He is currently guest lecturer and researcher at Delft, Maputo and Pretoria Universities.’

Lecture: African Architecture matters and perspectives on Shared Space

By: Antoni Folkers

Date: 1 March 2018

Time: 17:00hrs.

Location: Unicity Education Hub

Address: Royal Road, Pierrefonds, Maritius

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