Building Africa’s 10 Cities of the Future (part II)

10th July 2014 / 0 comments

Read in full at “The real success of the Africa’s shining new cities will be in demonstrating the value of high-density, sustainable patterns of land use, such that they are widely implemented in Africa’s burgeoning metropolises (Part II).”  

Book Review: Rogue Urbanism

5th February 2014 / 0 comments

A repost of my book review of Rogue Urbanism for (read full article) and for Aerodrome (read full article). Rogue Urbanism is the outcome of a research exploration by the African Centre for Cities (ACC) at the University of Cape Town  This year’s bedside book for those perplexed, fascinated, enthused and enraged by the African city…

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Building Africa’s 10 Cities of the Future (part I)

4th September 2013 / 0 comments

Read in full at “Africa is urbanising at a rate that will soon exceed that of any other region in the world. This provides a once-in-a-century opportunity to nudge the continent into a growth and consumption pattern that anticipates the future, rather than copying European and American cities of the last century. Instead of emulating Dubai in creating…

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