urban regeneration

 
City limits: Studio-X comes to Jo'burg
City limits: Studio-X comes to Jo'burg
The world's cities are no longer what they used to be. Landscapes and skylines, especially in Africa and Asia, have taken on a new form as...
Too classy to be bothered with Jo'burg's poor
Too classy to be bothered with Jo'burg's poor
Nomsa, who was born and raised in a rural village in the Eastern Cape, decided to move to Johannesburg for employment opportunities after the...
Moving art makes city's spine tingle
Moving art makes city's spine tingle
On an Alexandra pavement a man lay motionless, a pool of pink wax pouring from his head, eggs scattered around him. Children gathered around the...
Living the high life in a Ponte penthouse
Living the high life in a Ponte penthouse
Ever since I moved into Ponte City — the iconic 54-storey cylindrical residential skyscraper that soars into the Highveld sky from the edge of...
Rooftops open new horizons in the city
Rooftops open new horizons in the city
Rooftop bars have become the latest trendy hangout spots for the young and hip in Johannesburg. And a handful of property developers, who are working...
Not everyone sees the light
Not everyone sees the light
Guests at last week’s launch of Maboneng’s ambitious new downtown expansion project and exhibition braved a cool night and swayed to DJs...
How the inner city got its groove back
How the inner city got its groove back
‘If cities had profiles on a dating website, Jo’burg would be the one with the really great personality,” says Josef Talotta....
It's a gas to be living in Egoli
It's a gas to be living in Egoli
If there is a metaphor for a dead Johannesburg, it is the old gasworks in Cottesloe with its rusted steel and polluted ground. But now it is about...
So long suburbia...
So long suburbia...
The idea of living in the city is usually easier said than done, especially if the city in question is sometimes referred to as "Johazardousburg"...
Old facades revamped
Old facades revamped
When Bill Clinton left the White House and set up office in Harlem, New York, my artist friends hastily removed themselves further up the A-line to...

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