Architectures of Nigeria: Architectures of the Hausa and Yoruba Peoples and the Many Peoples

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This book describes the traditional architectures of the western half of Nigeria, covering the huge area from the Hausa people of the north to the Yoruba people of the south. It therefore shows the many fascinating building styles and methods of the many peoples of this area - from savanna to forest. Fr. Carroll shows how two main types of architecture have evolved in these areas: in the forest, the distinctive style of the Yoruba and Bini peoples, with household units built around a rectangular courtyard and under a ...

Architectures of Nigeria: Architectures of the Hausa and Yoruba Peoples and the Many Peoples 1996, St. Martin's Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780905788371

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