The world’s greatest city, according to 4 urban…

Roxaanne | April 18, 2019 | 0

By vanesa castán broto and greg keefe and james p warren and kaeren van vliet9 minute ReadMaputo, MozambiqueVanesa Castán Broto, University of Sheffield[Photo: Rohan Reddy/Unsplash]Maputo revealed to me how contemporary cities go beyond that absurd dichotomy of the “formal” and “informal” city. In Maputo, city managers talk of the separation between a “city of concrete”–the…

The world’s greatest city, according to 4 urban…

Roxaanne | April 10, 2019 | 0

By vanesa castán broto and greg keefe and james p warren and kaeren van vliet9 minute ReadMaputo, MozambiqueVanesa Castán Broto, University of Sheffield[Photo: Rohan Reddy/Unsplash]Maputo revealed to me how contemporary cities go beyond that absurd dichotomy of the “formal” and “informal” city. In Maputo, city managers talk of the separation between a “city of concrete”–the…

24 years ago today, the world came disturbingly…

Roxaanne | February 17, 2019 | 0

Today, January 25, 2019, marks the 24th anniversary of the time that I (and many millions of others) came closest in my lifetime to getting nuked to death. That day, a group of American and Norwegian researchers launched a Black Brant XII sounding rocket from the Arctic Circle island of Andøya in an effort to…