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Alexandra Park: a case study of residential urban renewal

J.R Dorrell

Alexandra Park: a case study of residential urban renewal

by J.R Dorrell

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Thesis (MScPl) - University of Toronto, 1968

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The idea behind this concept is to encourage urban renewal in countries or cities with land scarcity issues. Matters discussed in this research include the concept of En Bloc Sale, process and legal framework used based on experience in by: 1. Urban Studies 35 (3), , Orania as a case study of small-town development in South Africa. N Kotze. Acta Academica Satisfaction levels and the community’s attitudes towards urban renewal in Alexandra, Johannesburg. N Kotze, A Mathola. Urban Forum 23 (2), , Desegregation in Pietersburg after.

Alex had been threatened with removals on and off for decades. It started back in with the North Eastern Protection League; according to urban specialist Pauline Morris in her paper Alexandra Township – A history, lessons for urban renewal and some challenges for planners. The league pushed for the abolition of Alexandra.   Urban design architecture projects curated by Dezeen. Dezeen Daily is sent every day and contains all the latest stories from Dezeen.. Dezeen Weekly is a Author: Natashah Hitti.

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The environments of urban renewal projects need to be effectively managed. A case study of urban Cited by: 8. Alexandra Park: a case study of residential urban renewal / John Richard Dorrell. HT C3 T63 Urban growth and community needs: proceedings of the second annual Urban Studies Program Symposium held on Feb.

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This perception study on the success rate of the renewal programme was conducted in four sectors of Alexandra, namely East Bank, River Park, Tsutsumani and.

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Rather.research design: case study 32 type of study 33 sampling and data collection 33 triangulation 34 organisational structure of the gauteng department of housing,city of johannesburg metropolitan municipality, johannesburg social housing company and alexandra urban renewal project 37 sampling procedure climatic settings two case studies have been selected – one each from low (scanty) and very high rainfall area.

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