As part of the outcome of one of our recent research projects, we are testing the impact of Digital Creative Methods such as Virtual Reality, Digital Simulations and Game Modelling for Kenyan (African) Streets. This follows data collection that accounted for land uses, various transport modes (even bodaboda's) and an attempt at looking at human … Continue reading Virtual Reality and Digital Simulation in Mobility
South C Foundation and Naipolitans have teamed up to hold a working session aimed at re-designing a small park within their neighbourhood. The Park was recently reclaimed in conjunction with the local MCA and residents are keen to have it as an inclusive and sustainable green space.
An interesting article that explains what some of us perceive of the various satellite cities coming up in our metropolitan region. Perspectives from Constant Cap, Prof Alfred Omenya, PS Charles Hinga and Tatu City Developer Nick Langford. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-land-housing/islands-of-wealth-in-a-sea-of-slums-kenya-divided-over-satellite-cities-idUSKCN1QZ0RG
As part of the i-cmiist research project, we spent some time with those in the Bodaboda (Motorcycle Taxi) Industry along Ring Road Kilimani to learn about their operations. This includes how they are organized, their customer base, their relations with other transport sectors, the introduction of ride hailing companies as well as relations with the … Continue reading i-cmiist: The BodaBoda Story
East African Urban planners, creative experts, researchers, and urban enthusiasts have been conducting studies on Implementing Creative Methodological Innovations for Sustainable Transport Planning. The Nairobi team focused on Ring Road Kilimani and Luthuli Avenue, with focus was on improving the Non Motorized Transit use experience. Creative methods like participatory mapping, photography, virtual reality, infographics, street modelling, videography, … Continue reading i-cmiist: Equitable Street Space in the City