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Migration and the Yorùbá Myth of Origin
(East West Association for Advance Studies, 2016-03-01)
There are two popular Yorùbá myth of origin. There is the tale of Obatala and Oduduwa in the tussle to create the earth - commonly referred to as the myth of creation. And there is the other tale involving a great migration ...
HERITAGE ARCHITECTURE IN IBADAN, NIGERIA:
This paper examines the architectural design and planning of the residential apartment of the great Ibadan icon, businessman and philanthropist. The architecture is neo-classical and the building boasts of at least eighty ...
Facial Scarification on Ifè Brass Heads:
The discovery of the Ifè heads in the early 20th century stirred the global art community. By the mid 20th century, the metal heads had become a sensation and source of pride to the Yorùbá nation. Prominent striation on ...
Early Attempts at Architectural Photography in Lagos, Nigeria.
(Department of Architecture, 2016-07-01)
This paper takes a historical look at the introduction of photography to old Lagos. It examines the early attempts at the craft of architectural photography and the factors that predisposed architecture and the built ...
19th Century Conflagrations and the Architectural Landscape of Lagos
(Department of Architecture, 2015-07-01)
The 19th century was a boisterous time for Lagos. Quite momentous were the events that they left a significant change on many aspects of Lagos’ urban character and outlook. This paper looks at city fires and how they ...
Further Investigation into the Origin of Cuprous Material used for the Ifè Brass Heads
(East West Association for Advance Studies, 2015-09-01)
So far studies show that material used for the Ifè heads is not local to the area. As these heads continue to grow in popularity even after 100 years of their discovery, absolute knowledge of their true source becomes ...