Lekki Phase 1’s Admiralty Way is fast becoming Lagos’s busiest high street. With over 120 stores, the road now offers more shops than the largest shopping centre in Lagos. Is this testament to the history of markets in Lagos or just a natural progression of a commercial haven?
Sean Dayton questions a disturbing phenomenon in Cape Town: nowhere spaces designed to help serial killers get away with murder.
FUTURE CAPE TOWN | How can architecture engage with gang-ridden neighbourhoods? Students work on Manenberg in Cape Town
How can architectural studios meant to develop students’ abilities offer a deeper understanding of how communities function and enlighten deeper aspirations for better living environments. Claire du Trevou reflects on an architectural studio that took place in Manenberg last year.
Mixed-use development around train stations has the potential to improve safety and bring economic opportunities closer to people. But are we including informal traders? Catherine Luyt adds her thoughts to the Langa Station precinct.
Marco Lampugnani discusses with us the challenges of design for urban commons
A review of the inaugural Roelof Uytenbogaardt UDISA Memorial Lecture of Julian Cooke by Rebecca Looringh van Beeck.
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Claire du Trevou explores the new Phillipi Village development and wonders what inclusive urban regeneration means.