Can the internet connect citizens with the decision makers? Can this connection result in an improved city and quality of life for citizens? Future Lagos will be hosting a tweetchat on 11 July 2015, 6-7pm (West Africa Time) to start to answer questions on Lagos, the open city.
This week our voices of the city is Medina Dugger, a photographer and independent curator.
What is the future of the civic commons in our cities? How can we better leverage these shared public assets to make our cities more economically competitive, livable, and just? A panel in New York unravel some of the issues faced when breathing life into public space.
Articles, reports and resources we are reading and using.
Robert van Kats and Remco Rolvink discuss solutions for a leading African city, globalisation of architecture and the stories told by Lagos architecture.
Embracing the public-private partnership financing model to get rail infrastructure off the ground.
Robert van Kats and Remco Rolvink discuss solutions for a leading African city, how water plays a significant role and the privatisation of water in Lagos.
Claire du Trevou reports from the ‘Change by design’ workshop hosted by Architects Sans Frontiers UK and Development Action Group (DAG), which put the regeneration of Woodstock under the microscope.
Robert van Kats and Remco Rolvink discuss solutions for a leading African city and how the DASUDA are starting to take action.
Who are the best leaders and governors in Africa?