Durban Image: Urban redevelopment, Durban (human scale)

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Urban redevelopment, Durban (human scale) Image by Kleinz1 These renovated houses are within the Point redevelopment area, adjacent to the Ushaka Sea World. It is good to see some architecture on a human scale. The houses used to be used by the railway/harbour officials and were in a terminal stage of disrepair before being rescued. … [Read more...]

Durban Image: Urban redevelopment, Durban

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Urban redevelopment, Durban Image by Kleinz1 One of the many new developments in the Point district of Durban, The area was much neglected over the years, but now massive re-development is taking place. The upside potential is huge, considering the nearness of the beach and the adjacent Ushaka Sea World development. … [Read more...]

Urban Organic Farming – An Innovative Solution to Unemployment and Food Insecurity

Urban Organic Farming – An Innovative Solution to Unemployment and Food Insecurity: The use of urban organic farming to address employment creation and income generation for a sustainable livelihood was explored at a workshop held at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). Director of the Department of Science and Technology-National Research Foundation Centre in Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Professor Hassan Kaya, said the workshop and site visits to urban organic farming initiatives were held to create knowledge and awareness on the … [Read more...]

The garden of urban delights

The garden of urban delights: St Mary’s students get creative (l-r) Chloe Redman and Mackenzie Jelliman. Primary School Urban Gardens project showcases ingenuity and sustainability at East Coast Radio House & Garden Show. “Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful!’ and sitting in the shade,” once said Rudyard Kipling. So Mr Kipling would likely have appreciated the Urban Gardens project by Verigreen, in partnership with the ECR House & Garden Show and MSQ Interiors, which demonstrates what wonders hard work and … [Read more...]