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

18th December 2013 - analysis | analyses / city writing | écritures urbaines

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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