The three pillars of sustainable human settlements

SOURCE: Human settlements review: economics and finance
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2013
TITLE AUTHOR(S): I.Turok
KEYWORDS: HOUSING DELIVERY, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, URBAN COMMUNITIES, URBAN RENEWAL AND DEVELOPMENT (URD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 7957

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Abstract

The paper explores the challenges involved in crating more sustainable human settlements in South Africa and makes the case for a more focused and coordinated approach. It argues that the three essential pillars are economic development and work, homes and services, and affordable transportation.