The Architecture of Demas Nwoko
Imprint: Farafina
Language: English
Pages: 124

The Architecture of Demas Nwoko

Synopsis

Demas Nwoko is a well-respected Nigerian artist, architect and master-builder. His work marries creative experimentation and indigenous building traditions with sensitivity to site, local materials and the natural environment. In their monograph, John Godwin and Gillian Hopwood, also renowned architects in Nigeria, study Nwoko’s work and theories in fascinating detail. The result is a unique, must-have book for architectural and design practitioners, students and enthusiasts, introducing the work of a contemporary African designer.

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About the author(s)

John Godwin & Gillian Hopwood

John Godwin and Gillian Hopwood moved to Nigeria from the U.K. in 1954, first working for a London-based architectural firm before starting their own practice in Lagos eighteen months later. Both John and Gillian have written and lectured in Nigeria and overseas. Their first publication was Sailing in Lagos, a history of the Lagos Yacht Club from 1932-1982, which also includes a Nigerian chronology of that period.

About the author(s)

John Godwin & Gillian Hopwood

John Godwin and Gillian Hopwood moved to Nigeria from the U.K. in 1954, first working for a London-based architectural firm before starting their own practice in Lagos eighteen months later. Both John and Gillian have written and lectured in Nigeria and overseas. Their first publication was Sailing in Lagos, a history of the Lagos Yacht Club from 1932-1982, which also includes a Nigerian chronology of that period.