Naipolitans Convenor Constant Caps blog africancityplanner.com was awarded as the ‘Best Environment Blog 2019’ by the Bloggers Association of Kenya. The blog focuses on Urban Planning and Design matters in African Cities, with a focus on the City of Nairobi. Africancityplanner.com also has a lot of content on the need for social justice in Urbanization … Continue reading Naipolitans Convenor Wins Blog Award
As part of the outcome of one of our recent research projects, we are testing the impact of Digital Creative Methods such as Virtual Reality, Digital Simulations and Game Modelling for Kenyan (African) Streets. This follows data collection that accounted for land uses, various transport modes (even bodaboda's) and an attempt at looking at human … Continue reading Virtual Reality and Digital Simulation in Mobility
South C Foundation and Naipolitans have teamed up to hold a working session aimed at re-designing a small park within their neighbourhood. The Park was recently reclaimed in conjunction with the local MCA and residents are keen to have it as an inclusive and sustainable green space.
An interesting article that explains what some of us perceive of the various satellite cities coming up in our metropolitan region. Perspectives from Constant Cap, Prof Alfred Omenya, PS Charles Hinga and Tatu City Developer Nick Langford. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-land-housing/islands-of-wealth-in-a-sea-of-slums-kenya-divided-over-satellite-cities-idUSKCN1QZ0RG
The Sustainable Transport Equity Partnerships (STEPs) Workshop brought together attendants from various sectors on the Continent to practically look into how Walking and the Experience of Walking in Urban Areas can be improved. The Workshop placed emphasis on low income areas eg Mukuru in Nairobi, but the 8 STEPs can work everywhere. These are part … Continue reading Ever heard of the 8 STEPs to Improve Walking in your City?