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Art Deco Africa


Africa hosts an insane number of Art Deco Architecture. Durban is home to the lion's share. My focus is Maputo, formally known as Lourenço Marques, and the capital of Mozambique. I went there a few years ago for a commission with a journalist and a Mozambique government official. In my spare time, I stroll around the city looking for these remarkably built structures, which once represented modernism and luxury. Today however, most stood in ruins only displaying hints of their past elegance