AFRICAN URBANISM explores West African cities’ development trajectories,highlighting both urban challenges and opportunities through visually exciting and intellectually engaging perspectives. As an offline initiative, AFRICAN URBANISM engages communities in targeted public space improvements (learn more). AFRICAN URBANISM aims to serve as a local-global platform that pushes for an intricate, nuanced understanding of West Africa’s spaces.

AFRICAN URBANISM is created by Victoria Okoye, an urban planner and urban development researcher based in Accra, Ghana.


Interested in collaborating with us? Here’s how: Submit your questions, article ideas, theses, essays and photos to be featured on African Urbanism. Contact hello@africanurbanism.net for more information.