Guy Briggs, Head of Urban Design at dhk Architects, talks to Weekend-Argus about the urgency and importance of social housing to bring Cape Town out of its current reality of spatial inequality, and its apartheid history.
Mayoral committee member for energy, environmental and spatial planning Johan van der Merwe told Weekend Argus this week that the
Spatial analysis of Bree Street in Johannesburg questions the universality of globalisation and reveals potential for new forms of urbanity to emerge
A universal problem facing cities worldwide today is mass social housing. This issue manifests differently in different places: in some cases, housing built on modernist principles has proven unsustainable and socially problematic
The controversial Wescape development has move one step closer as amendments to the urban edge are approved. Vote in our poll.
Paarl, the 3rd largest town in the Western Cape, faces numerous urban challenges, as do many South African towns and cities. In our first look at smaller urban entities in the Western Cape; we examine the Berg River corridor, the backbone of Paarl, and reimagine its structure, historic divisive planning and its future potential as an economic growth node in the Winelands.