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FUTURE LAGOS | Voices of the City: Mojisola Adegbile

Our voice of the city this week is Mojisola Adegbile, a marine biologist, who loves to bake and listen to house music but not necessarily at the same time.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Lagos Rising: From A City at Work Emerges a City of Creativity

Dele Adeyemo (Pidgin Perfect) recently visited Lagos and rediscovered the emerging and growing creative scene. Together with a team, he is mapping creative spaces, giving an insight to how creative spaces are transforming the city landscape.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Planning the Cycling City

When one realises that a cycle lane barely wide enough for a car can move as many people as a four-lane highway – and in total silence – it is hard to think of sprawling, car-dependent societies as a utopia of personal freedoms. Brett Petzer shares his experiences and thoughts on planning the Cycling City.


FUTURE LAGOS | Voices of the City: Mark Slade

Our voice of the city this week is Mark Slade, an entrepreneur living in Lagos. an advocate for great outdoor spaces for sports and entertainment.


FUTURE LAGOS | Interview with Obi Ejimofo: Fusing tech with real estate

Ayo Denton meets Obi, Ejimofo, Managing Director of Nigeria’s most comprehensive online real estate marketplace to talk about the effects of new utopian cities and bringing technology to the real estate market.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Designing public space in the information age: Interview with Marco Lampugnani

Marco Lampugnani discusses with us the challenges of design for urban commons

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Photo Essay : Partially Nomad, the unseen African cities

Dave Robertson is a self-taught visual artist, born in Zimbabwe, based in Cape Town . His photographic work is primarily a form of social commentary.

Smoke rises from the waste heap at a saw-mill at a lagoon near the Makoko Riverine Slum in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos September 15, 2009. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA ENVIRONMENT EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS)

FUTURE LAGOS | 5 ideas to tackle pollution in Africa’s largest city

Pollution is not limited to Nigerian cities, but is a global- scale problem. However, with the right policies, planning and action Nigeria has the ability to leapfrog and curb environmental and human degradation if implementation starts now.


FUTURE LAGOS | Getting More From the BRT

Do you take public transport in Lagos? Are you affected by long queues when catching your bus? How quick is it to get a BRT bus ticket? To review the launch of air-conditioned, WIFI Internet-enabled Metro Buses, Future Lagos has launched a questionnaire to find out how Lagosians use public transport.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | How to turn a parking bay into a public space?

This year on Friday 18 September, Future Cape Town, along with its partners Blok, Young Urbanists and Future Lagos, decided to use this opportunity in Cape Town and Lagos to challenge the current mindset that parking bays are only meant for cars.