Asmara: Africa’s Modernist City (UNESCO World Heritage Nomination)

  title={Asmara: Africa’s Modernist City (UNESCO World Heritage Nomination)},
  author={E. Denison and Medhanie Teklemariam and D. Abraha},
  journal={The Journal of Architecture},
  pages={11 - 53}
  • E. Denison, Medhanie Teklemariam, D. Abraha
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Architecture
  • In January 2016, the State of Eritrea submitted its first ever application to UNESCO for inscription on the World Heritage List (WHL). The nominated site was the country’s modernist capital, Asmara. The 1,300-page Nomination Dossier represents the distillation of nearly two decades of collaborative research by professionals from a wide range of disciplines in Eritrea and overseas, supported by many national and international government agencies and non-governmental organisations. This paper… CONTINUE READING
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