Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

The Metropolitan Century

The report provides an outline of recent and likely future urbanisation trends and discusses the consequences. The world is in the middle of an urbanisation process that will cause urbanisation … Continue reading

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 · Leave a comment

How Chinese Urbanism Is Transforming African Cities

The factory of the world has a new export: urbanism. More and more Chinese-made buildings, infrastructure, and urban districts are sprouting up across Africa, and this development is changing the … Continue reading

Friday, 15 August 2014 · Leave a comment

Incremental Housing – The new site & services

The rapid urban population surge of the 60s driven largely from migration with resultant massive unauthorized city expansion provided challenges in finding effective housing interventions.  Upgrading programs became widespread despite … Continue reading

Thursday, 24 July 2014 · Leave a comment