Affluent or upmarket suburb and coastal living. Cape Town, South Africa. Credit: Shutterstock, Roxane 134

Social Inequality and Spatial Segregation in Cape Town

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Inequality and Urban Density: Socio-economic Drivers of Uneven Densification in Cape Town

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Cape Town: a city still divided by race and class

This research analyses how the urban form and internal structure of the city of Cape Town, South…


The Company’s Garden, Cape Town. Credit: Zubeida Lowton, University of Glasgow

A Tale of Two Cities: Socio-Spatial Transformations of Post-Apartheid South African Cities – Part 2, Cape Town

In the second installment of this photo essay, Zubeida Lowton investigates what the city of Cape…


Housing in Delft township, Cape Town, South Africa. Credit: Ivan Turok, Human Sciences Research Council

Picturing Cape Town’s Townships: Sandy Neighbourhoods, Neglected Space and Thriving Enterprise Hotspots

In this picture blog, Ivan Turok explores house building, community development and enterprise…


Low cost formal housing in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town.

Picture This: Exploring Neighbourhoods in Johannesburg and Cape Town

Hanging out waiting for customers at the hair salon, Alexandra,…