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Informal City

An ongoing research project which explores housing alternatives incorporating lessons learnt from both informal and formal housing strategies. Diepsloot, a post-apartheid township on the northern periphery of Johannesburg, serves as a case study of the Informal City.

The material has been formatted on a website www.housinginformalcity.co.za

The research has been produced over a two year period in partnership with the Goethe-Institut, Johannesburg, 2610 south Architects and Prof. Lone Poulsen and formatted onto a website www.housinginformalcity.co.za.

26'10 south project team: Thorsten Deckler, Anne Graupner, Guy Trangos, Tahira Toffa, Nzinga Biegueng Mboup, Shameemah Davids, Claire Lubell, Lara Wilson

Masterclass participants 2009: Diane Arvanitakis, Eduardo Cachucho, Thorsten Deckler, Thiresh Govender, Sue Groenewald, Msizi Khuhlane, Lone Poulsen, Cara Snyman, Steve Topham, Tahira Toffa, Tariq Toffa, Guy Trangoš, Jennifer van den Bussche