Lagos could return to the cycling oriented city it once was. A group of experts met-up in early 2016 to discuss why citizens currently don’t cycle, what can be done to change this and to envision a future for Lagos’ transport infrastructure.
Cities continue to be planned around and for cars? Why? The ability to accelerate, as well as the flexible use of cars, clearly make cars appear superior over all other means of mobility-but are they?
South Africa is not a country of cars. In fact, the majority do not own cars. Brett Petzer makes the case for cycling, and why it should matter to the future planning of South African cities.
South African cities can no longer afford isolated and disengaged interventions. How will the investments in the Metro South East build a greater town to township link and improve city life for millions in Cape Town.
Mayor Patricia de Lille announces that private sector bids will be invited to resolve the future of the Foreshore Freeways.
We look back on our the event on the role and impact of activism in the shaping of the future of public spaces in South Africa.
Urban designer and researcher Kolade Akiyode asserts the virtue of inclusive governance for street trading and the informal economy.
“Lagos could do with an adaptive traffic control system, as its traffic wardens and signal infrastructure are over-burdened by
“Architecture can be derived from anywhere; personal interests, behaviour of people, societal trends or the logic within science.”
This is the vision for a section of the Cape Town CBD for the year 2030 by Makeka Design Lab.