A much needed city vision is being created for Philippi in the Cape Town area. Claire du Trevou questions how informality will be included in this new approach.
Play the City returned to Khayelitsha on the 20th of November, 2015 for a second session to test and gain opinions about the current Spatial Development Framework for Khayelitsha’s CBD.
How can architectural studios meant to develop students’ abilities offer a deeper understanding of how communities function and enlighten deeper aspirations for better living environments. Claire du Trevou reflects on an architectural studio that took place in Manenberg last year.
Claire du Trevou explores the new Phillipi Village development and wonders what inclusive urban regeneration means.
Claire du Trevou reports from the ‘Change by design’ workshop hosted by Architects Sans Frontiers UK and Development Action Group (DAG), which put the regeneration of Woodstock under the microscope.
From Cape Town to Caracas. An open public lecture, entitled Housing and Education the Future, bought together two inspiring architects to share their work in informal settlements and fragile contexts.