Transforming Bellville into a leading African City
“The Greater Tygerberg Partnership is transforming Bellville into a leading African City.
It’s not enough to leave Bellville to its own devices. It needs to be fully imagined in order to meet its potential.
Gridlocked megalopolises—their time has come. The new city breaks distance into increments: work, home and play are nestled in tight proximity. Think of it as “logical density”. Also think of it as spatial justice. And this proximity instantly changes the character of urban space—it renders the old suburban models all but obsolete; it transforms the central business district; it turns old industrial areas into mixed-use playgrounds.
This isn’t about gentrification. It’s about using available space in order to invigorate the city, especially at night.”