PUBLIC SPACE IN EMERGENT CITIES

PUBLIC SPACE IN EMERGENT CITIES: 2 lectures by LUIS PEREA

 

Session 1. Major challenges of the informal city. The case of Makeni (Sierra Leone)

The session puts in context the great challenges of rapid urbanization, aggravated in urban centers of developing countries. As a particular case, we present the project developed in Makeni in Sierra Leone by University CEU San Pablo. After the screening of a video, the session will conclude with debate on key aspects of public space in the informal city.

Session 2. Key for Informal City planning aspects

The second part aims to determine what are the essential elements to be considered in urban planning to address with success the challenges of rapid growth in the informal city. Previously, a series of case studies will be discussed, that were distributed in the previous session. The session will conclude with a  debate.