n Without Prejudice - Cape Town's building by-law : a step in the right direction : municipal law
|Article Title||Cape Town's building by-law : a step in the right direction : municipal law|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Publication Date||Nov 2012|
|Pages||38 - 39|
From Istanbul to New York, Perth to Johannesburg, a keen traveller will confirm that no two cities are the same. A city resembles a fingerprint in the sense that it has its own unique pattern. The urban identity mark comprises streets, highways, buildings (residential, historic, parliamentary, and municipal to name but a few), parks and even waterways. Urban decay, however, is a characteristic shared by all cities in varying degrees. This can in part be attributed to the global population growth and the phenomenon termed "urbanization."
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