Making Lagos Work: Architecture, Economics and Politics by @futurecapetown

In Lagos we work with local architects on project from a small house to large commercial buildings. With local partners we have defined a new kind of architecture that somehow shows positivism of the future. We are building modern buildings that fit the climate and culture. Hopefully, by doing these types of projects, we are showing that Lagos is ready for another type of architecture that is local and modern. If you want to see it as competition, it can definitely beat the architecture that is very generic, international and standard, where you do not know what city you are in because of the type architecture. Lagos is definitely able to beat that architecture by introducing a local Nigerian architecture. Just call it a new type of architecture that is smart, that doesn’t need air conditioners.

Full article: http://www.sustainablecitiescollective.com/node/1084670

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