Urban Design

Transport’s future is integrated, but how do we get there?

In a SIMSystem, governments, transport providers and users seamlessly connect with all available transport systems

Pervasive elitism blinds us to the bitter land battles in our cities

The urban land question is urgent and needs to be placed at the centre of our national conversation

Urban planners reach out to the people

Citizens are finally getting a chance to shape the cities they want to live in

Grunge gives way to design in Woodstock

Woodstock is the go-to place for creatives who don’t have money to set up shop in the City Bowl.

All high hopes for Low Line

The world's first underground park moved a step closer to reality last weekend.

Shaping cities

A new film explores citizen-driven design and lessons to be learned from the West's mistakes.

Street Challenge helps Cape Town get a makeover

A number of new projects intend to create jobs, generate microeconomies, educate school children, build the community and beautify the landscape.

Latest

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it