AUTHOR: Dalila Ghodbane
CONTEXT: Conference: Africa and the Academy in the 21st Century, in Basel, 1-2 November 2019. An interactive, interdisciplinary event hosted by the Swiss Society for African Studies and the Centre for African Studies Basel
KEYWORDS: Africa, Urbanization, Architecture
This plenary session shall start bridging the complex perspectives of Urban planning on the African continent, regarded as the world’s fastest urbanizing region. This joint panel discussion will be a keystone platform to explore how all the pending factors of urban planning can and should positively activate the new directions of safer, smarter and efficient urban environments.