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  • Cabaret, Alice (Report Series produced by the South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2012-08)
    In order to conduct an analysis of the different street types and the social profi les of pedestrians in the greater Johannesburg area, a typology based on social and urban analysis has been defi ned: this research focuses ...
  • Cabaret, Alice (South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2012)
    The aim of this exploratory research is to identify the different aspects and trends of the pedestrian practices in the Greater Johannesburg area. This has been achieved by the use of “street models” encapsulating the ...
  • Todes, Alison; Karam, Aly; Klug, Neil; Malaza, N (Elsevier., 2010)
    Traditional master planning has been criticised, but continues in various forms. This paper critically assesses an initiative by a South Africa metropolitan municipality to develop ‘local spatial developmen tframeworks’: ...
  • Johannesburg PD/MGS/GSF (Johannesburg City Coucil, City Engineer., 1970-09-11)
    The promotors of Carlton Centre are the Anglo American Corporation of South Africa, Limited and The South African Breweries Limited...The excavation necessary to permit the construction of the below ground levels was one ...
  • RICHARDS, Robin; TAYLOR, Sue (Report Series produced by the South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2012-08)
    This study was undertaken after funding was received under a call for short-term consultancies to investigate a range of topics related to urban spatial transformation. the call was issued by the school of Architecture and ...
  • RICHARDS, ROBIN; TAYLOR, SUE (South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2012-08)
    This study was undertaken after funding was received under a call for short-term consultancies to investigate a range of topics related to urban spatial transformation. The call was issued by the School of Architecture and ...
  • Public Relations Office, City Hall, Johannesburg (Public Relations Officer, City Hall, P.O.Box 1049, Johannesburg, 1967)
    On 8th September, 1886, Paul Kruger, president of the Transvaal Republic, signed a proclamation declaring several farms, including Randjieslaagte, on the Witwatersrand ("Ridge of White Waters") public gold diggings. The ...
  • Todes, Alison (HSRC Press, 2009)
    City planning is a small profession, with only 3 790 graduates by 2004. Data sources on the profession are limited, and there are only a few, mainly qualitative studies. 'Planning' as it is described in the Planning ...
  • Benit-Gbaffou, Claire; Oldfield, Sophie (Oxon & New York. Routledge, 2014)
    In this chapter however, we do not directly use the term ‘right to the city’, as we follow Mayer (2009) in her call against the ‘proliferation of this rights [to the city] discourse’ that runs the risk of weakening its ...
  • Benit-Gbaffou, Claire; Katsaura, Obvious (2014)
    In our attempt to unravel the structures, constraints and opportunities under which community leaders operate, we have been inspired, as many before us in different ways , by Bourdieu’s work on political capital, political ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Journal of Southern African Studies., 2008-03)
    This article, based on field study in suburbs and townships in post-apartheid Johannesburg, argues that there are different ‘cultures’ of policing and different conceptions of local social order embedded in different ...
  • Todes, Alison et al (Urban Forum. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010, 2010-06-16)
    Abstract The paper provides an overview of urbanization patterns and trends in the current era in South Africa, focusing in particular on the key dynamics and driving forces underlying migration and urbanization. It ...
  • Williamson, Amanda; Sithole, Pearl; Todes, Alison (Paper presented to Conference on the Place of Participation in a democratising South Africa, IFAS, HSRC and CUBES, Wits, 20-21st November, 2006., 2006-11-20)
    The appeal of decentralisation is based on the belief that it will foster participatory democracy, introduce more responsive service delivery and advance the rights of citizens. It is also assumed that decentralisation ...
  • Boshoff, Brian; Van Wyk, J (SA Public Law, 2003)
    Floods, earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, explosions, runaway fires, and transportation and other accidents are all occurrences with which we are familiar, if only vicariously. These events can presumably all ...
  • Msulwa, Rehema (South African Research Chair in Development Planning and and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2012-08)
    here is growing interest among governments and researchers around the world in the contribution of cities to economic development. Several influential international organisations have argued that the spatial concentration ...
  • Msulwa, Rehema; Turok, Ivan (Report Series produced by the South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2012-08)
    There is growing interest among governments and researchers around the world in the contribution of cities to economic development. Several influential international organisations have argued that the spatial concentration ...
  • Todes, Alison; Beall, Jo (Cities, 2004)
    The paper examines whether integrated area development projects are particularly well placed to recognize the complexity and diversity of gender relations and provide important space for gender sensitive planning and ...
  • Malaza, Nqobile; Todes, Alison; Williamson, Amanda (Commonwealth Secretariat, 2009-12)
    There is increasing evidence that women and men experience cities in different ways. Therefore gender-sensitive urban planning is needed. However, like other built environment occupations, the planning profession has ...
  • Landman, Karina; Badenhorst, Willem (South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning,University of the Witwatersrand., 2012-08)
    The main research question relates to the impact of gated communities on urban spatial transformation in the greater Johannesburg area. This translated into three objectives, namely: 1. To determine the extent of different ...
  • Landman, Karina; Badenhorst, Willem (Report Series produced by the South African Research Chair in Development Planning and Modelling, School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2012-08)
    Gated communities in south Africa have increased tremendously since the late 1990’s, with various types spreading across the urban landscape. they can broadly be divided into two groups, namely enclosed neighbourhood s and ...

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