Publications

Doctoral Thesis
Chukwuemeka C.V. (2021). Emergent Spatialities in Urban Africa. Case Study of Onitsha Markets in Nigeria. Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture, KU Leuven, Belgium.
Book Chapter (peer reviewed)
Chukwuemeka, C. V., Gantois, G., Scheerlinck, K., Onyegiri, I., Schoonjans, Y. (2019). Embodying local identity as heritage in transition The case study of Onitsha markets, Nigeria. In: K. Fouseki, T. Sneve Guttormsen, G. Swensen (Eds.), Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations, (55-65). London: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429462894
Conference Proceeding (peer reviewed)
Chukwuemeka, C. V., Scheerlinck, K., Schoonjans, Y. (2017). Collective Spaces of Informal and Formal Markets as Drivers of Self- Organization Processes of Urban Growth in Emerging Cities: Learning from Onitsha, Nigeria. In: PUBLIC SPACES FOR LOCAL LIFE Shared values in diversified urban communities as a foundation for participatory provision of local public spaces, (51-72). Presented at the PUBLIC SPACES FOR LOCAL LIFE Shared values in diversified urban communities as a foundation for participatory provision of local public spaces, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 24 May 2017-26 May 2017. http://humancities.eu/story/public-space-for-local-life/
2021 Working Paper Series
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2021a) Market Spatialities and livable cities in urban Africa. Forthcoming.
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2021b) Critique of informality and development in urban Africa. Forthcoming.
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2021c) Critique of permanence and linearities in urban Africa. Forthcoming.
Chukwuemeka, C.V. (2021d) Emergent spatialities project: Towards alternative frameworks and tools for architecture, urban design, and planning in urban Africa. Forthcoming.
Abstracts/Presentations/Posters
Chukwuemeka C.V., Scheerlinck, K., Schoonjans, Y., Onyegiri, I. (2019). Forms of Collective Adaptations within Emerging Markets: Insights from Onitsha, Nigeria. SHARELAND Doctoral Colloquium ONA Oerlikon, ETH Zürich, Switzerland. 06 April, 2019
Chukwuemeka C.V., Scheerlinck, K., Schoonjans, Y., Onyegiri, I. (2019). Development in Informality: Insights from Collective Spaces of Onitsha Markets in Nigeria. AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE CONFERENCE +12 Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, TU Delft, Netherlands. 27-29 March, 2019
Chukwuemeka C.V., Scheerlinck, K., Schoonjans, Y., Onyegiri, I. (2018). Rights to Collective Spaces and Territorial Appropriations in Self-Organized Wealth: Case of Onitsha Markets, Nigeria. CITY STREET – 3 International Conference, Notre Dame University – Louaize (NDU), Beirut, Lebanon. 31 October – 03 November, 2018
Chukwuemeka C.V., Scheerlinck, K., Schoonjans, Y., Onyegiri, I. (2018). Informality Through the Local’s Eyes: Why Informality? Rethinking the Informal/Formal Misnomer – Case of Onitsha Markets, Nigeria. THROUGH LOCAL EYES International Conference. Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia. 29-31 October, 2018
Scheerlinck, K., Paracchini, M., De Schryver, A., Chukwuemeka, C. V., Teklegiorgis, Y., Feleke, A., Vandenbergh, M., Ahmed, O. (2018). Streetscape Territories: On Site Research & Real-Life Strategies for Merkato, Addis Ababa. In: https:// http://www.conferenceaddis2018.com. THROUGH LOCAL EYES International Conference. Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia. 29-31 October, 2018
Chukwuemeka, C.V., Scheerlinck, K., Schoonjans, Y., Onyegiri, I. (2017). Understanding the Use of Collective Spaces of Informal and Formal Market Spaces as Emergent Infrastructure: Possibilities and Constraints – the Case of Onitsha Markets, Nigeria. II International Conference on AFRICAN URBAN PLANNING. Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal. 7 – 8 September 2017
Chukwuemeka, C.V., Scheerlinck, K., Schoonjans, Y., Onyegiri, I.(2017). Reading Collective Spaces and Structures of Spatial Autonomy in Self-Organized Wealth; Possibilities and Constraints – the case of Onitsha Markets, Nigeria. RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2017. Decolonizing Geographical Knowledges: Opening Geography Out to the World. “Financial Geographies: Trade, Retail and Markets” RGS-IBG, London, UK. 29 August – 01 September 2017
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