Reimagining the Mother City: ‘Counter Currents’ in Cape Town (via Encountering Urbanization)

This is one of the best books on the urban situation of the “rest of the world’ where “New Urbanism” is for the rich elites in their secure New Urban ‘lofts’ and it really exposes the need for more inclusive vision of what it takes to encourage and believe in a resilient city as the truth is we don’t design cities – they emerge…It is definitely worth reading.

Reimagining the Mother City: 'Counter Currents' in Cape Town Edgar Pieterse, director of the African Center for Cities and editor of Counter Currents presents in this recent volume on Cape Town, South Africa "a radical project of optimism, bringing into collision the work of architects, planners, scholars, poets and sculptors to explore new possibilities for the city's self-image." In Miranda Iossifidis' insightful review of the book on Global Urbanist, she discusses Pieterse's hopes that this volume can p … Read More

via Encountering Urbanization

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Reimagining the Mother City: ‘Counter Currents’ in Cape Town (via Encountering Urbanization)”

  1. hello!,I like your writing very much! share we communicate more about your article on AOL? I need an expert on this area to solve my problem. Maybe that’s you! Looking forward to see you.

  2. Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it. Look advanced to far added agreeable from you! However, how could we communicate?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s