Skeptic City: MCRP

6th March 2015 / 0 comments

Download my report Skeptic City as an example of my academic writing. Skeptic City was a very brief report on Century City, a large planned community fairly near to Cape Town’s Central Business District. My report sought to make the point that the urgent need for any category of new housing in Cape Town – a city…

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Article: ‘Sprawl’, by Brett Petzer, in Platform Magazine (Cape Town, 2013)

18th December 2013 / 0 comments

In August 2013, I got wind of a new magazine addressing itself without delimitation to the city – and very much in particular, Cape Town. Platform first began to circulate in November of that year, and I dearly hope we see a second issue soon. My rather emotive take on the ambiguities of sprawl is below.  …

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