Our voice of the city this week is a passionate about Cape Town, traveling & commuter cycling through the city who currently works as the Sales and Client Service Manager for Blok, Darren Blair.
Spatial analysis of Bree Street in Johannesburg questions the universality of globalisation and reveals potential for new forms of urbanity to emerge
In an attempt to develop visionary perspectives for the future of Lagos, Nigerian experts and DASUDA launched a Lagos Lab earlier this summer.
How can we improve safety in cities for women and girls? We chat to young female urbanists about their ideas.
It is not enough to build temporary Olympic stadia and arena to lower the costs of mega-events . Rio de Janeiro is going one step further.
FUTURE CAPE TOWN | How visualising the newspaper history of a neighbourhood can shed light on the future
What can an archive of news articles tell us about the urban development of a neighbourhood. A student projects asks how mapping media history can unpack the development and social history of an area.
Can the internet connect citizens with decision makers? And, can this connection result in an improved city and quality of life for citizens? We review responses from our participants who participated in the Open City Lagos tweetchat.
The decision of building a mall on Princess Vlei was overturn a year ago by the City of Cape Town. This article aims to find out what happened since then and what the future hold for this iconic wetland.
This week we meet Rafeeqah Galant, a producer and writer based in Cape Town.
Lagos is the top African city on the Youthful Cities Index for entrepreneurship, and Casablanca for financial services. Sibusiso Tshabalala considers what Cape Town can learn from them, and what the Index missed in Cape Town.