May 24, 2019

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Landscape Architecture Foundation announces winners for 2019 Olmsted Scholars Program -

Friday, May 24, 2019

Promenade extension nearing completion -

Friday, May 24, 2019

Arbor City Awards -

Friday, May 24, 2019

Bringing Home the Gold! -

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Alison Hirsch appointed as USC’s director of Masters of Landscape Architecture + Urbanism program -

Friday, May 17, 2019

City mulls a ‘fresh coat’ to curb bark stripping -

Friday, May 17, 2019

New outdoor gym for Bellville Campus -

Friday, May 17, 2019

CAPE TOWN’S ABSA BUILDING TO BE REDEVELOPED -

Friday, May 17, 2019

FutureScape 2019. Book Your Stand Today! -

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Property developer John Rabie launches new venture in Portugal -

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Cape Town winner in City Nature Challenge thanks to residents -

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

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Friday, May 3, 2019

OMA and Laboratorio Permanente to transform two Milanese railway yards into “ecological filters” -

Friday, May 3, 2019

Nature conservation champion soars his way to success at the City -

Friday, May 3, 2019

PPC launches brick-making workshops in Gauteng townships -

Friday, April 26, 2019

Phase one of White River Crossing development nearing completion -

Friday, April 26, 2019

Exciting redevelopment of Towers Main begins -

Friday, April 26, 2019

Institute of Landscape Architecture Malaysia (ILAM), Regulates the profession of landscape architects -

Thursday, April 18, 2019

JOBURG CITY’S SIGNATURE PROJECT, JABULANI NODE, COMES ALIVE -

Thursday, April 18, 2019

City calls on residents and professionals to assist with new local development plans for Cape Town -

Thursday, April 18, 2019

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JOBURG CITY’S SIGNATURE PROJECT, JABULANI NODE, COMES ALIVE

The Jabulani node is fast becoming a symbol of how catalytic intervention and strategic capital investments in areas that have been previously marginalised, or have failed to attract private investment, can unlock development potential, stimulate local economies and boost job creation and entrepreneurial development.
The development, undertaken by the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), will now enter Phase 6B and has become one of the City’s signature projects for using transit-oriented development (TOD) as a catalyst for attracting investment into an area while improving the quality of life of local residents.

Phase 6B entails the development of a community and recreational environment for people of all ages consisting of a Jabulani Community Facility and a SAFA Safe Hub.
The Jabulani community facility will consist of a multipurpose hall  with a basketball court, changing rooms and tiered seating, a library, counselling facilities, offices and meeting rooms which aligns with the JDA’s principle of creating public spaces which are creatively designed and move towards greater adaptability and multiplicity of use to ensure their longer-term sustainability. 
The SAFA Safe Hub element of the building will consist of changing rooms, internal and external entertaining spaces, a kitchen and coffee bar, workshops, computer/IT rooms, a training centre and other amenities. 
It forms part of a national vision in creating a change in South African Football to reach the goal of the national teams being consistently in the top three teams in Africa and the top 20 in the world. 
Phase 6B’s development will supplement the various developments that have taken place so far. These include Jabulani Views, these are the new residential apartments, Jabulani Mall, the acclaimed state of the art Soweto Theatre, a 300 bed hospital, – all of which are conveniently located next to the main BRT route running through Soweto and connecting with Johannesburg’s CBD.

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