Nigerian architect looks to turn Africa’s slums into thriving floating cities | Land Portal
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By: Maxwell Awumah 

Nigerian architect Kunlè Adeyemi is re-conceiving African’s water slums as floating cities or islands.

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The human settlements goal measures the proportion of people living in households who do not meet one of the five following housing conditions: (1) access to improved water; (2) access to improved sanitation facilities; (3) sufficient-living area (not overcrowded); (4) durable housing; (5) and security of tenure.

Indicator 11.1.1 uses the following as a guide: “By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums.”

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