Lagos 2050: Shanty megastructures? - CNN

Lagos 2050: Shanty megastructures?  CNNBrooklyn based architect turned artist Olalekan Jeyifous imagines what Lagos, Nigeria could look like in the future in his series Shanty Megastructures. The images juxtapose sites of privileged...

Lagos 2050: Shanty megastructures? - CNN
Lagos 2050: Shanty megastructures?  CNN

Brooklyn based architect turned artist Olalekan Jeyifous imagines what Lagos, Nigeria could look like in the future in his series Shanty Megastructures. The images juxtapose sites of privileged and much coveted real-estate throughout Lagos with colossal vertical settlements, representing marginalized communities. Courtesy Olalekan Jeyifous "I wanted to create something interesting that provides an alternative vision of the future on a continent and in a country that isn't depicted as much as it should be in sci-fi narratives," says Jeyifous. Courtesy Olalekan Jeyifous In his vision, shanty ...