oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Urban densification

Volume 5, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Substantial debate is currently focused on the efficient management of the urban sector, which, owing to its economic significance and its extensive growth capacity, is the most important variable in ensuring a more prosperous South Africa. Central to this debate is the issue of urban densification, increasingly recognised as a prerequisite for the equitable and efficient transformation and development of our cities. This article outlines the need, opportunities and prospects for densification.

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