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City, architecture and colonial space in Matadi en Lubumbashi, Congo. A historical analysis from a translocal perspective (3G078609)

This research will analyze how specific urban spaces in the congolese cities of Matadi and Lubumbashi developed between 1885 and 1960. Physical urban form will be studied on various scales (city, neighbourhood, street, building) from a translocal perspective and be related to an analysis of the impact of migration on the creation of these cities.

Date:1 Jan 2009  →  31 Dec 2014
Keywords:Congo, colonial history, architecture, migration, urban planning
Disciplines:Architectural engineering, Interior architecture, Architectural design, Art studies and sciences, Architecture, History, Urban and regional design, development and planning