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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Thinking about the future of Langa train station

Mixed-use development around train stations has the potential to improve safety and bring economic opportunities closer to people. But are we including informal traders? Catherine Luyt adds her thoughts to the Langa Station precinct.

Public space thinking…

When you think of public space inside a box, or a silo, outside of reality, you end up with nothing more than paving with informal traders accommodated as an afterthought. In South Africa public space thinking must be holistic, not exclude the realities of all forms of our economy both informal and formal, public or […]