n IMIESA - Developing communities : human settlements




THE PROJECT PROVIDES the opportunity for the development of parks and recreation areas, community facilities such as libraries, municipal uses, markets, clinics, a school andcrèches as well as transport transfer areas. According to Lynette Groenewald, town planner, Urban Dynamics, "Areas for three market/retail nodes were approved via formal establishment processes. The project aim was to create a formal, enjoyable, sustainable and integrated living environment on the project site, which would include the upgrading of the Itsoseng community - and adding value to the broader area - in a coordinated manner. Our role was to interpret this brief and marry the vision and the actual site conditions/characteristics." For the sake of expedience, two processes ran concurrently - the interaction with the resident community, both the beneficiary and the host community, and the technical process.


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