n Image & Text : a Journal for Design - Writing the city into being : Essays on Johannesburg 1998-2008, Lindsay Bremner : book review

Volume 2012, Issue 19
  • ISSN : 1020-1491



Lindsay Bremner's volume of essays on Johannesburg's transformation after the demise of apartheid received the prestigious Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award in 2011. The award - named in honour of the late social activist and author of (1961) - is made annually by the New York based Urban Communication Foundation and aims to recognise outstanding books that exhibit excellence in addressing issues of urban communication. It is not difficult to surmise why received the award for it contains an impressive collection of reflections both intellectually and visually on the city of Johannesburg.

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