Category: Future Cities

What could a different urban housing and land programme look like?

The ongoing South African parliamentary process on land expropriation with the intention to amend the constitution indicates important and yet polarised views about expropriation of land without compensation. The fundamental arguments advanced in the ongoing discussions are largely focused on the need for expropriation to…

Re-thinking human settlements

With the dawn of democracy in 1994, South Africa instantly became a country that symbolizes the heights that could be reached through reconciliation and working together. The world at large and Africa admired the reconciliatory process that took place. The country instantly became more attractive…