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.
“Protect the best of the past; strive for quality today; plan properly for the future”: how the recently relaunched London Society hopes to engage Londoners with their city.
Christy Zinn unpacks Cape Town’s controversial housing legacy and the current situation. Zinn points to the priority given private investors in central suburbs. She argues that the urban poor have been relegated to the outskirts of the city through apartheid spatial planning.
Launching with World Food Day 2014, The Food Dialogues Report aims to ignite a conversation around creating a healthier, more conscious and just food system in the Mother City. In this chapter, the report looks at the impact of the layout of the city on those who are most food insecure.
Sheryl Ozinsky explains the benefits of urban agriculture and how it would improve the health of South Africans.
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
Future London’s newest team member considers how Londoners can enact their right to the city through guerilla gardening.
“How can Khayelitsha develop its city centre?”
Play Khayelitsha, a game developed to bring stakeholders together to re-imagine and re-think the central business district of Cape Town’s largest township, held test sessions during July 2014, to provide further clarity for the relevancy of the method in the Cape Town context.
The subject of focus for the Play the City workshop was the […]
Kirsten Wilkins and asks how the inhabitants of a city can participate in urban design decisions. Open source urban design invites more public participation in urbanism. Wilkins states that ‘We are all fluent in a non-verbal language of space-making.’