Modern Architecture in Setif (Algeria, 1930–1962). Expression of a Plurality of Approaches

Authors

  • Samaï Bouadjadja Setif University of Setif
  • Saïd Mazouz University Larbi Ben Mhidi of Oum El Bouaghi

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https://doi.org/10.52200/52.A.HOAIOJKC

Keywords:

Modern Movement, Modern architecture, Modern housing

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to report on the characteristics of modern architecture in Setif, a town in eastern Algeria, created from scratch during the French occupation. It will be of a particular interest to unveil a part of the puzzle that represents the “backdrop” of modern architecture, in this city. The present paper tries to contain and recognize the different forms of expression of this architecture, through a historical perspective, punctuated by major events in order to shed light on the characteristics of modern architecture in Setif (1930-1962) and by which they were motivated.

How to Cite

Setif, S. B., & Mazouz, S. (2015). Modern Architecture in Setif (Algeria, 1930–1962). Expression of a Plurality of Approaches. Docomomo Journal, (52), 86–89. https://doi.org/10.52200/52.A.HOAIOJKC

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2015-03-01

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Author Biographies

Samaï Bouadjadja Setif, University of Setif

(b. 1963, Setif, Algeria). Architect, teacher at the Architecture Department, University of Setif in Algeria. Assia Bouadjadja is in the last year of a doctorate on modern architecture in Setif, under the direction of professor Saïd Mazouz from the Architecture Department, University of Oum El Bouaghi (Algéria), and Professor Nadir Boumaza of the University Pierre-Mendès France of Grenoble (France), reseacher at the CNRS.

Saïd Mazouz, University Larbi Ben Mhidi of Oum El Bouaghi

(b. 1961, Oum- El Bouaghi, Algeria). Architect, teacher at the Architecture Department, University Larbi Ben Mhidi of Oum El Bouaghi in Algeria. Saïd Mazouz has been a Professor since 2006. Author of the book Eléments de Conception Architecturale, Aspects Conceptuels, OPU éditions, 2004.

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