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Research outputs: URBAN RENEWAL AND DEVELOPMENT (URD)

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2020 Getting urban density to work in informal settlements in Africa

The drawbacks of crowded informal settlements stand in stark contrast to the theoretical promise that urban density is the key to building m...

2020 Lived realities of urban peripheries: building infrastructures of change

Apartheid was enacted spatially through infrastructural investment to support institutionalised racism and class inequality. Post-apartheid ...

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2015 Mega-projects and sustainability in Durban, South Africa: convergent or divergent agendas?

This paper explores the relationship between urban regeneration and sustainability within the post-apartheid city of Durban, South Africa, u...

2015 Factors affecting the effectiveness of pro-poor urban water service delivery in post-apartheid South Africa

The birth of democracy in 1994 resulted in a massive law reform process which brought much optimism in South African water resource governan...