Mike Wilter travels to Granada, Nicaragau, finding a coffee shop and creative centre, providing dignity in work, to those finding it difficult to integreate into the labour market.
Relationship building and citizen engagement are vital for ensuring the sustainable growth of African cities in the future. Urban Africa’s Ifeoma Ebo reports on the Africa Urban Infrastructure Summit held in Cape Town in April.
Future Cape Town was party to a packed meeting hosted by the African Centre for Cities (ACC) at the Cape Institute for Architecture (CIA) on Wednesday night at which Wescape’s defenders were able to take questions from professionals of the built environment.
[ May 14, 2013; 10:00 am; ] Key takeaways from a recent presentation from Dr. Maphai and Dr. Akinyemi’s at Accelerate Cape Town on job creation, development, and innovation in Cape Town.
Three presentations on low-carbon development for the economy and environment.
Road building traditions go back a long way and they are influenced by many factors. But the way Dutch streets and roads are built today is largely the result of deliberate political decisions in the 1970s to turn away from the car centric policies of the prosperous post-war era. Changed ideas about mobility, safer and more livable cities, and about the environment, led to a new type of streets in the Netherlands.
As co-founder and publisher of the online magazine Shareable, Neal Gorenflo aims to bring the “sharing economy” into the mainstream. This model — also known as “collaborative consumption” — promotes efficient use of resources, environmental care and strong communities.
World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town. With an expected annual growth of 5% in 2012-2013, sub-Saharan Africa continues its transformative journey from a developing continent to a hub of global growth.