It is hard to describe what 2015 Lagos will feel and look like because of the upcoming elections both in Lagos state and across Nigeria. However, there are some elements that hint at next years priority areas.
London played host to two of the world’s best-recognised urban thinkers this week, as they considered the ins and outs of the ‘liveable city’.
‘The Lagos Tour’ is a monthly feature from Future Lagos that explores the city using photography and this month we have looked at mobility between Lekki Peninsula and other parts of Lagos.
Are we designing our living spaces to be become perfect private spaces, and how should we encourage people to move outdoors and share?
Eko Atlantic City, a man-made extension of Lagos, is taking shape and as it does so Future Lagos analyses the present and future economic, social and environmental impact on the rest of the city.
Séverine Deneuvlin and Roy Maconachie look at gated communities in the context of Buenos Aires. They show that gated communities in the Argentine capital reflect crime fears in a nation where 86% reported feelings of insecurity.
The Lagos State Government has put in place several policies and initiatives in response to the issues of land security, tenancy, ownership and legal residency. Who is benefitting and how is the impact affecting the residents of Lagos?
How to bring swimming back to the River Thames: a look at London’s pitch for World Cities Day.
Future Lagos met up with Lookman Oshodi, an urban planner living and working in Lagos, to ask him some questions about Lagos – challenges, opportunities and its future