Understanding urbanism: Of Kisumu's Ptolemaics and Copernicans

Jeremiah Ougo

In Summary
  • Proponents of urban regeneration activities in the city believe, rightfully, that sustainability is achievable through enhanced non-motorised transportation
  • Opponents have projected a rights-based civil society driven approach, propelled by the right-to-the-city rationale

Ptolemy, the Greek philosopher who, in 1000BC, theorised the Ptolemaic system, emphasised that the earth was at the centre of the universe and that the sun, moon and all other planets revolved around ...

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