I have always accepted and respected all other schools of architecture, from the chill and elemental structures of Mies van der Rohe to the imagination and delirium of Gaudi. I must design what pleases me in a way that is naturally linked to my roots and the country of my origin. – Oscar Niemeyer
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.-
Frank Lloyd Wright
I got into work Friday morning and picked up the Times of Zambia newspaper dated November 14th 2014 it had an article http://www.times.co.zm/?p=45118 done by DIXON BWALYA. This article sprung some interest, it really had me thinking.
“Dixon wrote “IT may be said that indigenous architecture is that architecture which moulded to respond to the local environment which environment may include climatic factors, social and cultural considerations as well as energy demands.”
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