During our project in Cape Town, we visited townships, an old hospital turned into temporary housing, and also a newly introduced type of transitional housing to facilitate disadvantaged people coming from informal settlements. This transitional housing model was created in cooperation between the City of Cape Town and the non-profit organization Development Action Group (DAG).…
During this year’s IEP project I have taken an interest in the uneven income distribution in South Africa.
“You gotta understand and respect the ocean. Otherwise, it’s gonna teach you a lesson. And its also about the feeling. Some day I just paddle out and I don’t feel good, just got a funny feeling, like an instinct. I‘ve had that feeling since I was a child.’
“I think that informal transit is not going to be thought of as informal for very long and that it will carry on being the bulk of our mobility or accessibility options and I think that you will start to see it in European countries very soon.”
“The social structure in our communities is messed up, and it all goes back to the old regime… It’s very systematic.”