In Cape Town, Urban Design Reduces Violence (“Urbanized” topic)

05/01/2014 by Jared Green

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Place : Khayelitsha, South Africa

Type/subject/tags : Urban design project

One legacy of South Africa’s fragmented, racially-segregated society has been incredible violence. To change that story, the city of Cape Town and the German Development Bank are harnessing the power of design. Through an inventive program, Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading (VPUU), these players and many local non-profits are transforming Khayelitsha, one of the most dangerous townships in South Africa, into a safer, more livable place. […]

http://dirt.asla.org/2014/05/01/in-cape-town-urban-design-reduces-violence/

http://dirt.asla.org/2012/04/16/a-new-town-for-khayelitsha/

https://www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de/PDF/Entwicklungsfinanzierung/L%C3%A4nder-und-Programme/Subsahara-Afrika/Projekt-S%C3%BCdafrika-Konfliktpr%C3%A4vention-EN-2014.pdf

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