In Milan, as is often the case in urban areas experiencing rapid gentrification, escalating property costs and rents have given rise to a range of exclusionary policies. Read more about it in our Fellows 2023 Giorgio Fontana and Danilo Deninotti’s blog post.
In his latest blog post, Samson explores the localized terminology for criminal activities and highlights concerns such as car hijackings and street shootings, often attributed to socioeconomic inequalities and a failing justice system.
Phionah Uhuru's text highlights the alarming security situation in Kenyan cities, particularly Nairobi, which experienced a 14.4% increase in reported crimes in 2021. The text also raises questions about the reliability of CCTV systems in addressing the city's security challenges.
As part of our Fellowship Program 2023, Monica Sanchez's blogpost explores how the 20th-century automobile revolution transformed cities, compromising pedestrian-centric urban designs and causing adverse effects on public spaces and safety.