Topic: #urbanplanning

Can COVID-19 inspire a new way of planning African cities?

Health crises are not new in Africa. The continent has grappled with infectious diseases on all levels, from local (such as malaria) to regional (Ebola) to global (COVID-19). The region has often carried a disproportionately...Read more
|Comment|author: Patrick Brandful Cobbinah, Ellis Adjei Adams & Michael Odei Erdlaw-Kwasie

Empathy tools for urban leaders and designers

Urban planners are being encouraged to utilise a set of ’empathy tools’ aimed at helping them design child-friendly environments. It’s one of the latest initiatives developed by the Urban95 arm of the Bernard van Leer Foundation...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

The City at Eye Level for Kids

Dutch urban design firm STIP has produced a book for children which takes a look at the city landscape from their eyes. The City at Eye Level for Kids is the result of close working between...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy