Urbanism and sustainability in Daveyton: designing for the township main street :[an exploration of spatial transformation in previously marginalised townships, with a focus on the main street]

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dc.contributor.author Bham, Aadill
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-20T11:10:39Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-20T11:10:39Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Bham, Aadill (2016) Urbanism and sustainability in Daveyton: designing for the township Main street :[an exploration of spatial transformation in previously marginalised townships, with a focus on the main street], University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, < http://wiredspace.wits.ac.za/handle/10539/22416>
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/22416
dc.description A research report submitted to the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of the Witwatersrand, in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Master of Urban Design
dc.description.abstract ABSTRACT In township environments where pedestrian activity occurs out of necessity; and public transport prevails - the main street becomes a magnet for mobility, social encounters and economic exchange. It is the path that connects the settlement to the whole; it disperses and draws in; it collects and connects. It is the image of the township. Streets play an important role within townships as the primary form of public urban space. It is within these spaces that the residents make their own opportunities for a better quality of life. (Jacobs, 1993) explained that by designing the streets, one has largely designed the city. en_ZA
dc.format.extent Online resource (156 pages)
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.subject.lcsh City planning--South Africa--Daveyton
dc.subject.lcsh Public spaces--South Africa--Daveyton
dc.title Urbanism and sustainability in Daveyton: designing for the township main street :[an exploration of spatial transformation in previously marginalised townships, with a focus on the main street] en_ZA
dc.type Thesis en_ZA
dc.description.librarian EM2017 en_ZA


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