oa Stads- en Streeksbeplanning = Town and Regional Planning - The transformation of minimum standard housing: Upgrading the housing stock in Ikageng

Volume 1990, Issue 28
  • ISSN : 1012-280X



Until recently Blacks were seen as temporary residents of ""white"" urban areas in South Africa. As a consequence housing provided for them was of a minimum standard, consisting primarily of mass-produced four-roomed single or semi-detached dwellings. The predominance of small uniformly designed houses resulted in a monotonous residential environment. The Black town of lkageng (official population approximately 40000) situated immediately west of Potchefstroom was no exception.

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