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Zandspruit Urban Development Framework

The Zandspruit UDF was based on sound urban development principles, which aimed to integrate the Zandspruit informal settlement, agricultural holdings and security estate developments through a single spatial plan. To this end, the Zandspruit UDF comprised development proposal and related spatial interventions for a mixed-use development, which caters for a range of housing options across the income spectrum, specifically for the ‘gap’ housing market in the area. The housing interventions were supported by the requisite social facilities and amenities. Overall, the project:

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North West Province Spatial Development Framework

During the last couple of years a plethora of economic and development related legislation, as well as policy and strategy frameworks (initiated by all three tiers of Government) impacted on the North West Provincial Spatial Development Framework 2005 (PSDF). Moving from this premise the North West PSDF was drafted in terms of the following envisaged outcomes.

Formulate a Provincial Spatial Development Framework that is broadly aligned with the National Spatial Development Perspective (NSDP).
Provide a spatial interpretation of the Provincial Growth and Development Strategy to guide future land use and development;
Set a policy for the overall spatial distribution of development which will:
Indicate desired or undesired utilisation of space in a particular area;
Identify areas where strategic intervention is required; and
Indicate priority areas where public sector intervention is required ...

Status      Completed in 2008

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HDA Priority Housing Development Areas

Formulation of Policy Guidelines, Regulations and an Implementation Plan for the development of Priority Housing Development Areas PHDA’s). PHDA’s are declared by the Minister of Human Settlements to address specific housing needs to achieve sustainable human settlements, through a process of intergovernmental cooperation, integrated planning and coordinated programmed implementation aimed at fast tracking housing delivery. PHDA’s are furthermore determined by the circumstances of housing needs which cannot be addressed in the current arrangement of existing housing programmes and is specifically applicable to the following circumstances of “Priority”:


  • Shelter provision to low income earners in areas of housing need where there is an established high demand and low supply of housing opportunities;
  • Upgrading and/or redevelopment of precincts for purposes of housing to low income earners in urban areas;
  • Accelerating shelter delivery to lo ...

    Status            Completed in 2011
    Duration of Assignment           1 Year

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Fountains Estate

An Urban Design Masterplan and land release strategy for a 600 Ha land holding This project involved a detailed market assessment, physical and spatial analysis, development of project alternatives, negotiation with key stakeholders and local authorities, engaging bulk services utilities and the preperation of graphics used in marketing material.

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Daveyton Local SDF

The aim of the Daveyton LSDF was to manage spatial development within Daveyton and guide the expansion of Daveyton over a 10-year period. To this, the Daveyton LSDF placed emphasis on a number of planning and planning related sectors, such as spatial planning, land use planning, environmental sustainability, geotechnical suitability, affordable housing development, economic viability, public land utilization, urban design, social facilities provision and the integration of public transport. The above was addressed by adhering to the following broad objectives:


  • To provide a strategic development vision for the project area in line with the Ekurhuleni Municipal Spatial Development Framework;
  • To draft a comprehensive spatial development framework for Daveyton;
  • To address specific developmental issues and challenges in Daveyton;
  • To provide a strategic context for the integration and implementation of existing studies appli ...

    Status               Completed in 2011
    Municipality        Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality

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