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FUTURE JOBURG | Voices of the City: William Price

This week we meet with William Price, leading digital marketing strategist and co-founder of the recently launched Man&Machine consultancy.

FUTURE JOBURG | The fluid future of Johannesburg’s 2060 city: The Modderfontein smart city

Joseph Spring interrogates the Modderfontein Smart City, a massive 1600-hectare piece of land now owned by Chinese development firm Zendai, juxtaposed with the Modderfontein Nature Reserve.

FUTURE JOBURG | Voices of the City: Uno de Waal

This week we meet with Uno de Waal, the owner and publisher of Between 10 and 5, South Africa’s largest online creative showcase.

FUTURE JOBURG | How Bree street in Joburg reveals potential for new forms of urbanity to emerge?

Spatial analysis of Bree Street in Johannesburg questions the universality of globalisation and reveals potential for new forms of urbanity to emerge

FUTURE JOHANNESBURG | Why gated communities threaten democratic cities

How gated communities keep insiders in, outsiders out, and leave the national project on the back foot.

FUTURE JOHANNESBURG | Iconic pavilion for Johannesburg

Zahira Asmal, the director of DESIGNING_SOUTHAFRICA has announced the construction of an urban pavilion to be designed by world-renowned architect David Adjaye OBE.

FUTURE JOBURG | Jozi’s jumble of buildings defines an African city

The City of Gold’s ever-evolving architecture symbolises the values of a society in flux, according to Mxolisi Makhubo, an architect in Johannesburg.

FUTURE JOHANNESBURG | Voices of the City: Sarah Britten

Our voice of the city this week is Sarah Britten, a lipstick artist, blogger, author and communication strategist.

Tackling the transport challenge: Beyond investment in mass transport systems

The emphasis during transport month always seems to focus on encouraging people to get out of their cars and into public transport. This year let’s shift the conversation slightly, towards understanding the role that transport plays in the lives of people who already use public transport and how we can create prosperous transit-oriented lifestyles more generally.

The ‘African City of the Future’ : Johannesburg’s 2040 vision

Joburg 2040 is a blueprint for the city that responds to the continued transformation of the inherited Apartheid City, the uncertainties of present and future challenges such as migration, globalisation, climate change, natural resource scarcity, and financial markets.

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