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ACC BROWNBAG Future Foreshore: are affordable housing and lowered freeways possible?

8 March, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm SAST

Future foreshore winning bid, Cape Town.

Join ACC on Thursday, 8 March at 13:00 for the first in a series of Brownbag seminars. The hot topic of discussion is the winning bid for the redevelopment of the Foreshore Freeway Precinct, Cape Town.

Lisa Kane

Kane is a Honorary Research Associate with the Centre for Transport Studies at UCT and co-founder and board member of Open Streets, Cape Town. Her PhD thesis considered the history and politics of engineering of the Foreshore freeway projects from its initiation to the 1980s, and how that period has informed current thinking around road engineering in South Africa.

Rob McGaffin
McGaffin is a town planner and land economist.  He has worked as town planner with the City of Cape Town and the Gauteng Department of Economic Development, and in property finance at several financial institutions. He was a Mistra Urban Futures Researcher with the ACC. He lectures in the Department of Construction Economics and Management at the University of Cape Town and is a founding member of the UCT – Nedbank Urban Real Estate Research Unit.

Vanessa Watson

WHEN: Thursday, 8 March 2018
TIME: 13:00 to 14:30
VENUE: Studio 5, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus, University of Cape Town


8 March, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm SAST
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Studio 5
Environmental and Geographical Sciences Building, Upper Campus
Cape Town, South Africa
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