Research & Publications
Urban Patterns: Working with Nature
Blake Robinson, Gill Cullinan and Matthew Cullinan
Document type: SI Research & Publications
With functioning ecosystems forming the foundation for social and economic activity, this guide looks at how built environments can be planned to operate in collaboration with nature. It looks at how to plan cities and regions for ecosystem health, focusing on allowing sufficient space for natural systems to continue providing crucial goods and services like fresh water, food, fuel and waste amelioration.
Waste Recycling in Cape Town
Document type: Student ResearchSally-Anne Engledow is a waste recycling consultant in Cape Town. This is a copy of her Masters Thesis for UCT entitled The Strategic Assessment of a Curbside Recycling Initiative in Cape Town as a Tool for Integrated Waste Management. Mark Swilling was the External Examiner. This research will be used by an SI research team to develop future sustainable infrastructure options for Cape Town.
Western Cape Sustainable Human Settlement Strategy
Document type: SI Research & PublicationsWestern Cape Sustainable Human Settlement Strategy - official policy framework of the Western Cape Provincial Government, compiled by a team coordinated by the Sustainability Institute;