Our visit to New York City was focussed on understanding various aspects of affordable housing development, from design and development to the policies which shape the application process.
Some of the brightest minds and most dedicated participants in the affordable housing arena tackled the question of ‘spatial inequality’ in our country at a recent Housing Forum.
The Empower Shack project is directed by Urban-Think Tank and the local NGO Ikhayalami in collaboration with the BT-Section community and associated local and international partners. The project aims to develop a comprehensive and sustainable informal settlement upgrading through addressing specific core components. There is an ongoing pilot phase is focused on a cluster of 68 houses within the BT-Section of Khayelitsha to be completed in 2017.
Empower Shack is an interdisciplinary development project directed by U-TT and the local NGO Ikhayalami Development Services, in collaboration with
Future Cape Town along with our partners dhk Architects, Urban-Think Tank and DesignSpaceAfrica invites you to be part of the forum which will be hosted on the top floor of the Media 24 Building in the Foreshore, of the Cape Town CBD on March 16, 2016 at 18h00.
Future Cape Town and the YOUNG URBANISTS community invites you to the event ‘Housing and educating the future’ with public lectures by Alfredo Brillembourg of Urban-Think Tank and Luyanda Mpahlwa of DesignSpaceAfrica.