Reimagining Smarter cities with African Imaginations

How do we interrogate perspectives around Afro-Smart cities and the narratives that have been created around socio-spatial spaces and new forms of data-driven urbanism?

This week’s “Smarter Cities” session titled “Imagination”, featured Thiresh Govender, an architect at UrbanWorks Architecture and Urbanism and Russel Hlongwane, a cultural producer and creative industries consultant. shared their insights on how we can transform our cities and settlements towards more sustainable and fulfilling possibilities through engaging our (African) imaginations. They implored the webinar participants to interrogate their perspectives around Afro-Smart cities and the narratives that have been created around socio-spatial spaces and new forms of data-driven urbanism.

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Reimagining Smarter cities with African Imaginations

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