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The 2016 Master Jury for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture; Professor Lesley Lokko is at the far right. Photo courtesy Lokko, used with permission.

“Apartheid couldn’t have happened without that spatial carving up of the landscape”

“In South Africa, certainly, architecture was always complicit in oppression.”

Architect and author Lesley Lokko. Photo used with permission.
The house that Professor Lesley Lokko designed and built upon her return to Ghana. Photo courtesy Lokko, used with permission.
A detail of the cover of one of Lesley Lokko’s novels. Image provided by Lokko and used with permission.



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