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Informalising a planned neighbourhood in Nairobi
Nairobi is in many ways an archetype of the African colonial city, having purely colonial origins, which shaped its structure and management at the time of Kenya’s transition to independence. In fact, Nairobi was born ...
Informal Urbanism in Nairobi
Post-colonial Nairobi has experienced a rapid urbanization rate averaging 5 per cent per annum from 1963 to the present. The planning framework inherited from the colonial regime and little changed after Independence has ...
Nairobi’s Informal Modernism
A lot of literature on ur ban development in developing countries has entirely focused on the nexus between rapid urbanization, Gross Geographic Pr oduct (GGP) and poverty growth with little research that demonstr ates ...