urban planning

 
Moses, we shall sing your Redemption Song
Moses, we shall sing your Redemption Song
The poet and urban planner was killed by thugs earlier this month. His friend and mentor Vonani Bila reflects on and honours the life...
Take women’s rights into cities’ streets
Take women’s rights into cities’ streets
One of the priorities for the United Nations sustainable development agenda is to make cities “inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”....
How development banks can 'shift the trillions'
How development banks can 'shift the trillions'
The number of people living in cities will double, but urbanisation can have a positive impact on development, contributing to innovation and job...
New resistance to spatial transformation claims in City of Cape Town saga
New resistance to spatial transformation claims in City of Cape Town saga
Divisions within the City of Cape Town are becoming even more apparent, with transport and urban development mayoral committee member Brett Herron...
Pervasive elitism blinds us to the bitter land battles in our cities
Pervasive elitism blinds us to the bitter land battles in our cities
The mechanics of domination, in their moments of visible drama and in their less obvious everydayness, frequently have a pronounced spatial...
Urban planners reach out to the people
Urban planners reach out to the people
More than 60% of South Africans live in urban areas, and this figure is projected to increase to 71.3% by 2030 and 80% by 2050.
Medellín's 'social urbanism' a model for city transformation
Medellín's 'social urbanism' a model for city transformation
The transformation of the Colombian city of Medellín from the most violent in the world in the early 1990s to one of the most progressive stood...
Rebuilding South Africa's cities of the future
Rebuilding South Africa's cities of the future
Once you've lived in Johannesburg long enough you realise that there is a distinct physical or geographic orientation to its humour. Typically,...

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