A team of students from the Technical University of Kenya, WITS University (South Africa) KU Leuven (Belgium) held a two week field study looking at Land Transformations, Forests and other Ecosystems in Ndenderu, Kikuyu and Ongata Rongai. The research study inquires on the contemporary design agenda for water and forest urbanism in these diverse landscapes … Continue reading Design for Water and Forest Urbanisms
It costs more to live in Mukuru than Kilimani! On the one hand, property agency Knight Frank pits Nairobi as one of the continents leading destination for real estate investment. On the other hand statistics by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics indicates that nearly 70% of Nairobians live in single roomed housing often irregularly … Continue reading Nairobi’s Paradox: Do Informal Settlements provide UNAFFORDABLE Housing?