The world cup and urban revitalisation

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2010
TITLE AUTHOR(S): I.Turok
KEYWORDS: CITIES, CRIME, PUBLIC OPINION, SAFETY, SOCCER WORLD CUP, URBANISATION
DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 6511

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Abstract

During the World Cup, many South Africans made an important discovery that could help us to transform our cities for the better - the value of dense public spaces for social interaction and vitality. IVAN TUROK discusses the importance of densification for the future of our cities.