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Environmental knowledge and paradigm shifts : sustainability and architectural pedagogy in Africa and the Middle East

Salama, Ashraf M (2002) Environmental knowledge and paradigm shifts : sustainability and architectural pedagogy in Africa and the Middle East. In: Architectural Education Today. Architecture & Behaviour Colloquia . Comportements, Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 51-59. ISBN 9782940075072

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Abstract

There has been a trend in the past decade to introduce a new paradigm of thinking about the manner in which architects, urban designer, and planners approach the design of built environments. This new paradigm places emphasis on the concept of sustainability, a concept with should be come the focus and goal of architectural education worldwide. Accordingly, the question that this paper addresses is: have we, architectural educators, reached to reconfigure our curricula in a manner that is based on sustainability?