I was interviewed by an Etv news journalist about the campaign to save Princess Vlei from a shopping mall development, and the bid to have plans for a People’s Park on the vlei recognised as a World Design Capital project in 2014. There’s a short article and a video on the ENCA website at the link below:
Dispute halts World Design Capital event
Tuesday 7 January 2014 – 8:17am by Roderick MacLeod
CAPE TOWN – A small vlei on the Cape Flats is again at the centre of controversy.
Developers have been trying in vain for the past 15 years to build a shopping centre on the wetlands.
That dispute has now created another problem… It’s put a project for the prestigious World Design Capital event at risk…