After fifteen years of helping Angola’s decolonization struggle, in 1976 Yugoslav Committee for Technical Assistance came to Luanda, to negotiate the technical assistance to Angolan people. They had discovered the factory of the IMS Žeželj housing technology, brought in 1975 by Cubans – one of three facilities Yugoslavia had delivered to Cuba during 1960s, and based assistance around this factory. Already in 1977 a well-trained crew of builders, accompanied by architect Ivan Petrović, arrives to Luanda. Alongside, from Belgrade, documents are traveling: a project named “Lixeira-Luanda Experimental Construction Site of IMS Technology” as a tool of postcolonial and Non-Aligned assistance.
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