oa CSIR Science Scope - Medium-density mixed housing to support sustainable human settlements : human settlements, construction and building
|Article Title||Medium-density mixed housing to support sustainable human settlements : human settlements, construction and building|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Author||Hilda Van Rooyen|
|Publication Date||Sep 2010|
|Pages||48 - 49|
South African cities are characterised by urban sprawl. The predominant typology is one house unit per family per plot, which results in South African cities being among the least dense cities in the world. CSIR researchers set out to identify the benefits of medium-density, mixed housing as an alternative housing solution.
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