Why the Philippi Horticultural Area matters : securing Cape Town’s water, food and economic security| FUTURE CAPE TOWN
Academics from the University of Cape Town unite in their disapproval of plans by the Mayor to build housing on the Philippi Horticultural Area. The argument has been further supported by Kevin James of GCX Africa recently.
Why inner city housing is possible : Calls to halt sale of prime city land in Cape Town | FUTURE CAPE TOWN
[ February 13, 2016; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Organisations in Cape Town call for government authorities to consider more inclusive and visionary uses for 4 well located, inner city land parcels.
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