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Architecture: Open Access Books for Architecture

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Designing worlds

Designing worlds : national design histories in an age of globalization K Fallan ed 2016

Does South African design history exist--Designing the South African nation from nature to culture--The myth of Danish design

Cities’ Identity Through Architecture and Arts : Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cities' Identitiy through Architecture & Arts, Cairo, Egypt, 11–13 May 2017

This book is a combination of innovative research submitted to a conference on Cities’ Identity Through Architecture and Arts (CITAA) where scholars from all over the world discussed cultural, historical, and economic issues of the city.  The research in this book is directed at those who are actively engaged in the decision-making processes and to a heterogeneous audience who has an interest to critically examine all the new literature available in the field.

Changing space changing city Johannesburg after apartheid 

As the dynamo of South Africa’s economy, Johannesburg commands a central position in the nation’s imagination, and scholars throughout the world monitor the city as an exemplar of urbanity in the global South. This richly illustrated study offers detailed empirical analyses of changes in the city’s physical space.

The Open Revolution: Rewriting the Rules of the Information Age  Rufus Pollock June 2018

Will the digital revolution give us digital dictatorships or digital democracies? Forget everything you think you know about the digital age. It's not about privacy, surveillance, AI or block chain -- it's about ownership. Because, in a digital age, who owns information controls the future.