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CAED Lecture Series - Resource Lists

This guide features selected resources on featured lecturers appearing at the Kent State College of Architecture and Environmental Design.

Selected Resources for:

Nmadili Okwumabua

 Founder of CPDI Africa Global Studio

For Faculty & Friends dates and times visit the Kent State CAED Lecture Series page.


Publications Availability
Conteh, Joseph, Nmadili Okwumabua, and Aisha F. Aminu. 2020. CPDI Africa Manifesto. Community Planning & Design Initiative Africa. Available Online
Okwumabua, Nmadili N. 2016. "Introduction to Special Issue." ATL: International Social Science 1(1). Available Online
Okwumabua, Nmadili N. 2006. “Architectural Retention and the Development of Modern African Design in the Works of Architect Demas Nwoko.” Master of Arts Thesis, Clark Atlanta University. Available Online


Additional Articles Availability
Scruggs, Gregory. “Architects and Urban Planners Champion African Design Influence from Wakanda to White House.” Reuters, July 25, 2018. Available Online
Bicknell, Natalie. “Africatown Designs Its Future: Part 1.” The Urbanist, August 1, 2018. Available Online
Bicknell, Natalie. “Africatown Designs Its Future: Part 2.” The Urbanist, August 2, 2018. Available Online

Additional Resources

This guide was created with resources available online or through Kent State University Libraries.  Visit the CPDI Africa page for additional resources.

These resources were compiled by the Joseph F Morbito Architectural Library in February 2021.