Fighting for public space in Cape Town and Lagos: A conversation between Brett Petzer & Olamide Udo-Udoma | FUTURE CAPE TOWN
Brett Petzer of Future Cape Town and Olamide Udo-Udoma of Future Lagos reflect on the perceptions and influences on public space in each city, and how their work has been shaped – and whether either city could learn from the other.
We hosted the latest chapter in our #citytalk tweetchat series earlier this week in collaboration with Oxfam UK’s Asia Dialogue, and it was a great success. The discussion had over 100 participants and reached over 200,000 Twitter users, with different views and experiences shared as we discussed the issues surrounding our six questions.
Here’s some of the highlights.
“By Joe Peach”
Although the culture, spirit and preferences of each city and its habitants are very different, there may still be great value in sharing and implementing translatable ideas between two cities. London may not be able to compete with Cape Town’s weather and scenery, but we’ve narrowed down a list of five great aspects of London that could work just as well in the Mother City.