Focus : Hassan Fathy

Hassan Fathy is the default setting for social housing in architecture. He was the epitome of sustainable no pretence living, a man whose life and work spoke more to people within his community than perhaps any other architect in the world. It is perhaps with this mindset that archiDATUM launches the inaugural Series where we will FOCUS on the architects in Africa that are larger than their work.

Focus: Demas Nwoko

Demas Nwoko is perhaps the most visible of the old era of Sub Saharan architects. Born in 1935, he emerged as a Nigerian artist, protean designer and architect. His work in architecture upholds modern techniques in architecture and stage design to perhaps articulate the African subject matters in most of his works. There is a tale tale spatial component of cultural production within the formula...