Urban Development

Policy brief: Planning for sustainable urban freight movement, for WWF-SA Low Carbon Frameworks (2017)

Urban logistics are extraordinarily complex and diverse, as cities are served by hundreds of different supply chains. The freight industry not only delivers the produce, commodities and other goods necessary to sustain the urban economy but also generates significant direct Continue reading →

Reporting on Cape Town Mayoral Urban Regeneration Programme youth summits

In 2012, Cape Town’s Executive Mayor Patricia de Lille introduced the Mayoral Urban Regeneration Programme (MURP), focusing on the regeneration of identified areas within Cape Town. The objective of this area-based programme is to uplift communities that have been identified Continue reading →

Preparing the Cape Town Spatial Development Framework for public comment, City of Cape Town

Cape Town’s Spatial Development Framework outlines one of the ways in which the local authority intends to create a sustainable and equitable city. For Cape Town to be sustainable, the City needs to embrace sustainability in all its daily operations, and Continue reading →

Preparing a Strategic Framework for a City Development Strategy for Cape Town

In 2011 the City of Cape Town started the process of developing a Strategic Framework for a City Development Strategy (CDS), of which I was part of the consulting team. The Strategic Framework was intended as a leadership statement, signalling the City’s Continue reading →