Photo exhibition explores contrasts of everyday life in Luanda, Angola.
An exploration of the useless elements in Cape Town’s built environment and what they can tell us about our relationship with our cities.
A stone’s throw from the working-class township of Masiphumelele, the Noordhoek mountains are being transformed into exclusive “eco-estates” which preserve apartheid geography just as the Group Areas Act did, write Bruce Baigrie and Henrik Ernstson.
Public sector provision of housing will not meet affordable housing needs by itself. But neglecting it in favour of solely an enabling approach is also a mistake, writes Hugo Halimi.
Rapid urbanization, coupled with a race for better connectivity, offers an opportunity to introduce smart city initiatives in African cities. But smart cities come with their challenges.
How Lagos can become a bike-friendly city.
Tubercolosis is the top killer in South Africa. Building better houses could help reduce the spread of the disease, writes Stuart Denoon-Stevens.
The importance of safe green spaces in cities should not be underestimated, especially for mental health.
Publication from Mistra Urban Futures gives window into transdisciplinary work on urban development .
Urban Action Lab in Kampala to make crucial contribution from East Africa to pan-African attempts at facing urban challenges.