Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: colonial and postcolonial planning cultures

Published at: 25 February 2015

Carlos Nunes Silva (Ed.) (2015). Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: Colonial and Postcolonial Planning Cultures. New York: Routledge, 306 pp.

Routledge: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415632300/

Contents:

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: an Overview Chapter 3: The IFHTP Discourse on Urbanism in Colonial Africa between the Wars Chapter 4: Colonial Urban Planning in Anglophone Africa Chapter 5: Colonial Planning Concept and Postcolonial Realities. The Influence of British Planning Culture in Tanzania, South Africa and Ghana Chapter 6: French Colonial Urbanism in Africa Chapter 7: The Grid Plan in the History of Senegalese Urban Design Chapter 8: Architecture and Town Planning in Italian East Africa during the years of the Empire (1936-1941) Chapter 9: Colonial Cities at the Crossroads: Italy and Ethiopia Chapter 10: The German Variation. A Sketch of Colonial Städtebau in Africa, 1884-1919 Chapter 11: Crossed Colonization. Housing Development in Urban Peripheries. The Hispanic-African Colonial Territories, 1912 – 1976 – 2013 Chapter 12: Kinshasa’s Syndrome-Planning in Historical Perspective: from Belgian Colonial Capital to self- constructed Megalopolis Chapter 13: Influence of Croatian Urban Planners in Postcolonial Africa. Urban Development Plan of Conakry, Guinea, 1963 Chapter 14: Reflections on Some Aspects of Town-Building at the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, During the 1800s of Relevance to Today Chapter 15: Valuing Possibility: South-South Cooperation and Participatory Budgeting in Maputo, Mozambique Chapter 16: The Developmentalist Origins and Evolution of Planning Education in Sub-Saharan Africa, c1940 to 2010