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Gando School and Library

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Eco-Library Design


In Africa, a library project can be defined as any method of placing books into the hands of a population aspiring to learn. From Karen Blixen’s school for ‘her Kikuyu’ in Kenya, to the prestigious, originally bookless, library of Alexandria in 21st century Egypt, the questions of, how to increase literacy, and introduce literature, to the population of the African continent has long been debated.

Gando, Burkina Faso



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Flannery, J.A., Smith, K.M. (2014). Gando School and Library. In: Eco-Library Design. Springer, Dordrecht.

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