SPOTLIGHT ON: LIVEABLE CITIES

The New Face of Bogotá’s Bronx

By |2022-05-17T12:18:13+02:00May 17th 2022|Youth & Gender, , , , , |

Bogotá's Bronx used to be an area infamous for crime and violence. Gabriel Ortiz van Meerbeke outlines how the arts and the cultural industry are transforming the area into a liveable district.

SPOTLIGHT ON: LIVEABLE CITIES

How Rwanda Is Building Liveable Cities Of All Sizes With Practical Climate Actions

By |2022-05-12T10:02:33+02:00May 12th 2022|Climate Change & Resilience, Municipal & Climate Finance, , , , , |

Rwanda has some of the most ambitious climate goals in Africa and its urban leaders are planning and implementing tangible actions to get there. These will increase city dwellers’ quality of life and protect the environment.

SPOTLIGHT ON: LIVEABLE CITIES

Empowerment Through Blocking-Out In Cape Town’s Informal Settlements

By |2022-05-05T08:19:47+02:00May 5th 2022|Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Housing & Informality, , , , |

How can architectural solutions contribute to increase liveability in informal settlements? Alfredo Brillembourg portrays how the process of blocking-out facilitated the empowerment and upgrading in the informal settlement of Khayelitsha.

SPOTLIGHT ON: LIVEABLE CITES

Conceptualising The Liveable African City

By |2022-05-03T11:28:38+02:00May 3rd 2022|Global Urban Debates, Housing & Informality, , , , , |

What does liveability mean from an African cities' perspective and how do we get there? Taibat Lawanson presents an unconventional and compelling take on this question.

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