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Restaurante Zambi
Maputo, Mozambique

Amancio d’Alpoim Miranda (Pancho) GUEDES: Architect

Date:1956
Type:Restaurant
Status:Extant
Street:Avenida 10 de Novembro

 


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Coordinates:
25°58'46.05" S 32°34'43.98" E

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[An insert in the catalogue of the exhibition "Pancho Guedes- a aventura da arquitectura, o desafio ao formalismo (the adventure of architecture, the challenge to formalism)" held in the Portuguese consulate in Maputo in March 2010]

Avenida 10 de Novembro along the Indian ocean.

This is a popular and successful restaurant in Maputo and being well looked after. The standout features are sculpted grouped triple chimneys and banana shaped concrete roof. The one end of the roof floats on a deep shadow.

[Mike BELL, October 2010]

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.