HT1212 - Typological Mining: Developing a Contemporary (Architecture) Philosophy from Traditional Hausa Architecture
This course will attempt at the creation of a language and canon from contemporary readings and studies of traditional Hausa architecture. It shall attempt to hunt down and analyze the traditional architecture of the Hausas with the most modern methods to understand what it really means and how its meanings can be applied with the most advanced tools in solving todays Megacity problems.
Course Details and Overview
Module One: The Traditional Hausa Plan: What does it mean?
Module Two: House not Compound: creating a new basis for understanding traditional form Week
Module Three: Systems not Objects: What really was the philosophical essence of Hausa Architecture
Module Four: The Traditional Courtyard
Module Five: The Street
Module Six: Birni: The Hausa City
Earn a CPDI Africa GSACA Certificate in African Centered Architecture!