In May 2013 Professor Vanessa Watson from the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics and the City and Regional Planning programme gave a presentation at the Institute of Architects as part of a public debate surrounding the Wescape development. Given the recent public debate surrounding the development we share her 10 reasons why the Wescape development would be a complete disaster.
In an attempt to develop visionary perspectives for the future of Lagos, Nigerian experts and DASUDA launched a Lagos Lab earlier this summer.
The new Integrated Public Transport Network Plan commits to providing improved access and quality to public transportation to all Capetonians by 2032.
The firsts new PRASA commuter trains produced at Alstom’s Lapa plant in Brazil will be ready by the end 2015.
‘The Lagos Tour’ is a monthly feature from Future Lagos that will explore Lagos using photography. This month we examined the ease of pedestrian movement in Lagos.
As a society we are taught to distrust and isolate ourselves from strangers; yet this concept is flipped on its head as soon as we travel to a new place and become more open to exploration. How can we “unlearn” this tendency without having to leave the comfort of our own city?
This week Voices of the City features Lola Adefope, a creative soul who calls Lagos her home.
This week’s Voices of the City sees us learning more about Sharon Lewis of the Johannesburg Development Agency.
The design of our cities affects how we move around, and how we move around affects the design of our cities and ultimately, urban life. One city which has made major strides in getting transport and urban design to “speak with each other” is Toronto.