When the city’s functions rigid and defined by planning, it risks alienating residents from urban spaces

Published in Comment
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 16:32

Burning Man Festival

Every summer 50,000 artists and revellers descend on Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for the Burning Man festival. The campsite they create is a model of urban planning and community organisation, but its architecture is defined by the event’s destructive driving force

Published in Features
Friday, 09 July 2010 10:44

The African City

Mega-cities like Lagos get all the attention, but Africa’s helter-skelter urbanisation is having more effect elsewhere.

Published in Features