Opinion and Commentary
- Cloning the African city
- Democracy through public space
- Chinese urbanism in Africa
- What is next?
- Turning refugee facilities to living spaces
- Grown up, but still waiting
Len Taunyane and Jan Mashiani participated in the 1904 Olympic marathon in St. Louis. But their story is far bigger than that, and tainted by an unanswerable silence
What is the best way to represent Lagos without actually showing it? Nigerian artist and designer Karo Akpokiere thinks it’s through drawing
The stealth practices that occur at the intersection between formal and informal urbanisation, particularly in Latin America, are generating a different notion of the...
The emerging tacit consensus is that the destiny of our planet will be played out, to a large extent, in Africa. This planetary turn...
Ethiopia is one of the most heavily populated countries in the world, yet also one of the least urbanised. Over the past 35 years...
Interviews and Conversations
Science is not as prominent as it could and should be amongst the lay public in Africa. Nor is science fiction. Novelists Nnedi Okorafor and Lauren Beukes debate the reasons
Storyteller and animation entrepreneur Roye Okupe has come up with a superhero for Africa’s new millennium
Peter Mörtenböck and Helge Mooshammer spent five years researching informal marketplaces globally. Why? To better map and understand the spatial features of informal markets, but also to intuit the political and economic forces brought...