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Gated Communities

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.

Mural of a city

7 big ideas for Cape Town: Who will champion them?

The Cape Town Spatial Development Framework (CTSDF) is informed by 7 ‘Big Ideas’ guiding Cape Town’s growth and development:
1. Resilience and adaptiveness
Spatial organisation must be flexible to allow for adaption changes including rapid urbanisation, infrastructure and services backlogs as well as climate change.
2. A city within a region
Interrelationships with neighbouring towns require greater coordination in […]