The concept and planning of public native housing estates in Nairobi/Kenya, 1918–1948

  title={The concept and planning of public native housing estates in Nairobi/Kenya, 1918–1948},
  author={A. M. Martin and Pieter-Jan Bezemer},
  journal={Planning Perspectives},
  pages={609 - 634}
ABSTRACT Interwar public housing estates for native citizens in Sub-Sahara African cities, represent hybrids of global and local urban concepts, housing typologies and dwelling habits. The authors explain such hybrids via exploratory research note as a result of transmutation processes, marked by various (non)human actors. To categorize and compare them, Actor Network Theory (ANT) is applied and tested within an architecture historical framework. Nairobi/Kenya functions as pars pro toto with… Expand
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