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Building African Futures:
10 Manifestos for Transformative Architecture and Urbanism 
Edited by Kuukuwa Manful, Emmanuel Ofori-Sarpong, Julia Gallagher

How do young African professionals imagine a future for the continent’s cities?


'Building African Futures' presents ten essays by young architects, urban planners and activists that offer innovative solutions to big challenges, including housing shortages, informality, legal roadblocks and misunderstandings between architects, policy-makers and local people. Their ideas are grounded yet transformative. They reflect the authors’ direct experiences across a range of African cities, but the issues they speak to resonate across the continent. This book is a rich resource for urban activists, built environment professionals, local governments and a general audience with an interest in African urbanism.

Book Design: Annertey (David Abbey-Thompson), Accra.

Copyediting: The editors and iwalewabooks
Proofreading: The editors and iwalewabooks

Printer: Colour Connection GmbH, Frankfurt a.M. 

Typeset: Raleway, Roboto.       

ISBN: 978-3-947902-28-6



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