oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Vilakazi Street Precinct upgrading : project awards : winners and finalists
category : community-based projects
Vilakazi Street in Soweto, Johannesburg, is home to two Nobel Prize winners - former President Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Both the Tutu and Mandela residences have been declared official museums by the ANC government.
From a business generation and job opportunity perspective, the area is an economic hub visited profusely by local and international tourists, heads of state, and local day-trippers - all eager to understand the history, and particularly to learn more about South Africa's iconic Madiba.
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