Last weekend I joined a panel of smart city people at the South African Book Fair, to talk about the notion of a post-apartheid Johannesburg – under the title ‘Future Perfect’. The other members of the panel were David Everatt, former head of the powerhouse Gauteng City-Region Observatory (GCRO), and about to take up the […]
Future Joburg: How Joburg’s changing skyline could shape the city of the future
This article first appeared in City Press in November 2014 At the start of the just-released trailer for Marvel’s new Avengers movie, the Age of Ultron (out in May next year), the villain – a seriously bad-guy robot – whispers ominously: “I’m going to show you something beautiful.” What he reveals is the skyline of […]
The new edition of the Joburg Book is out now!
More than 10 000 copies sold! Just in time for jasmine and jacaranda season (yes, I know they’re both aliens), the new and updated edition of the best-selling Joburg Book has finally arrived, and is on sale now at all good book stores (you can also order online from Kalahari or Exclusive Books if you […]