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The Architecture of Fear

Urban Design and Construction Response to Urban Violence in Lagos, Nigeria


In 1993, when some scholars from the University of Ibadan made a proposal to the Institut Français de Recherche en Afrique (IFRA) — French Institute for Research in Africa, to study the increasing spate of urban violence in Africa, it was not anticipated that the scope of the study would increase at such a fast pace in the following years. The Institute agreed to fund the project and an international symposium was organized in Nigeria in 1994, with the aim of focusing attention on the issu...

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  • Publisher : IFRA-Nigeria
  • Serie : African Dynamics
  • Place of publication : Ibadan
  • Year of publication : 1997
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 03 avril 2013
  • EAN (Print version) : 9789782015570
  • Electronic EAN : 9791092312065
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.ifra.485
  • Number of pages : xii-140 p.

© IFRA-Nigeria, 1997

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