Nairobi Metropolitan Region: Networking the Sustainable African Metropolis: Issues, Visions, Concepts

All authors:
Representatives are from the following institutions - Center for Urban and Regional Planning, Nairobi; Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Nairobi; Department of Architecture, Urbanism and Planning of the Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven; Center for Sustainable Urban Development, Columbia University; Omgeving-Belgium; Euro Immo Star, Belgium
Host organisation: CoE New York, USA
Country: Kenya
Publication year: 2010
Published in:
Report delivered to the Ministry of Nairobi Metropolitan Development
Research theme: Mobility and Access, Policy and Planning
Keywords:
metropolitan, sustainable, networks, vision, spatial planning concepts, Nairobi
Type:
Report
Summary:
This report, “Nairobi Metropolitan Region: Networking the Sustainable African Metropolis: Issues, Visions, Concepts”, was developed in response to the first International Planning Competition in Nairobi's history. In the fall of 2008, eager to gather new ideas, the Ministry of Nairobi Metropolitan Development put out a call for proposals for a “spatial planning concept” for the Nairobi Metropolitan Region. The objective of the competition was: “To develop a sustainable land use system for the Nairobi Metropolitan Region (NMR) which will result in an environmentally sustainable NMR that will amongst other things; build an internationally competitive and inclusive economy for prosperity, deploy world class infrastructure and utilities for the region, optimise mobility and accessibility through effective transportation, enhance the quality of life and inclusiveness in the region, deliver a unique image and identity through effective place branding, ensure a safe and secure Nairobi Metropolitan Region, employ World Class Metropolitan Governance Systems.
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