Past Fellowship / Grant

Researching Urban Markets of Tanzania

A grant to research a collaborative ARCH + HPSS studio and course to explore the contemporary market -financial and architectural- in contemporary cities across the continent of Africa, and with a special focus on Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

Emanuel Admassu. Assistant Professor. Architecture. GEforCD grant to prepare a course, in collaboration with HPSS, that looked at the Global African City from both within and beyond the continent of Africa. The grant was Specifically focused on the contemporary realities of the market within urban centers across contemporary Africa. This course prepared the curriculum and travel component for the past course: Tanzania: Between Content and Container Vol. 3

At-A-Glance

Faculty
What
Global Engagement for Curriculum Development Grant
Where
  • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Zanzibar, Tanzania
When
Academic Year

Sep 10, 2015 — May 27, 2016

Department
  • Architecture
Topics
  • Multiculturalism
  • Urban Planning
  • Markets

About this Travel Course

The goal was specifically to prepare the curriculum and the travel component for the course, which ran in Spring semester 2018 and offered a Global Field Trip. The course sampled a series of architectural projects that were generated during the rise of ‘multiculturalism’. The studio examined the notion of architecture as the difference between ‘content’ and ‘container’

Past Program Description:
Tanzania: Between Content and Container Vol. 3

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