n Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences - Art, design and architecture : a triadic combination of failures in building design in Nigeria

Volume 3, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2141-7024
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Art, Design and Architecture share most elements and principles in common. It is virtually impossible to separate the aesthetic concepts from functional concepts. The relatedness not withstanding, they are considered in this paper as a triadic combination of failures in environmental beautification and urban safety for many reasons. This paper looks into the concept of integrity vis-à-vis building design failures in the Nigerian environment. Apart from the global historical antecedent, building designs have failed in Nigeria on many occasions; the worry has been that it continues to be unabated despite the far cry of the masses. The causes are discussed along side preventive suggestions.

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