Current Urban Challenges and Future Directions: The Next 50 Years of Development Planning
This course explores the African Perspectives on Urban Development Planning. The instructor addresses ways of understanding the enormous changes to cities occurring in sub-saharan African countries. Elaborating on the theoretical and ethical challenges posed by unprecedented urbanisms in Africa, and working at the interface of theory and practice in the global South, she reflects on how equipped we are to face the urban planning futures.
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Understand Africa's landscapes and how the country is addressing climate change.
2. Learn about the cultures and ways of life in Africa that affects urban development.
3. Have an insight of Africa population and landscape and learn how data and processes work together to create a livable and thriving environment to be able to apply it in other settings.
Professor Susan Parnell, Associate Professor in Geography, University of Cape Town
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