AlabaRem Koolhaas | The Harvard Project on the City
In 1978, Alaba International Electronics Market was squeezed out of Lagos, dumped on a swamp and left to its own devices. Since then, the market has grown to include 50,000 merchants that net over USD 2billion annually. Officially described as an “unorganized sector”, Alaba accounts for 75% of West Africa’s electronics trade.
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