RESEARCH AREAS

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Built Environment refers to the physical- hard infrastructure- aspects that make up the city. Roads, sidewalks, buildings, water pipes etc.

CITY DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

CITY DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

What are the immediate, medium and long term growth and development imperatives of the municipal area?

INCLUSIVE CITIES

INCLUSIVE CITIES

Do the residents have the opportunities and capacities to share equitably in the social and economic benefits of city life?

PRODUCTIVE CITIES

PRODUCTIVE CITIES

Can the local economy provide the majority of residents with opportunities tomake a reasonable living?

SUSTAINABLE CITIES

SUSTAINABLE CITIES

How is the city impacting on the limited reserve of non-renewable resources that sustains the settlement and makes it viable?

WELL- GOVERNED CITIES

WELL- GOVERNED CITIES

Is the political and institutional content stable, open and dynamic enough to  accommodate varied objectives and interests?