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Can design shape identity, health and housing?

From shaping our urban identity, to supporting our health and education institutions, to improving housing conditions for people in informal settlements, design can certainly play a powerful role. One Day 2 of the Designing Democracy Seminar thought leaders present their takes on the role of design across these diverse spheres.

Slaves and the City


Recently I read a blog post about Slave Crucifixion in Cape Town – In and around the areas of the city centre, Green Point and Woodstock from 1652 to 1795. 
I’ve always known that Cape Town is a burial ground for slaves. We’re literally breathing-walking-eating on top of thousands of unmarked graves, especially in Green Point where I […]