Compiled by Tasmi Quazi Two articles have profiled the recent commendation received by Asiye eTafuleni (AeT) at the 2012 AfriSam-South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) Awards for the Inner-city Cardboard Recycling Project. The article titled “Award for aiding paper recyclers” written by Monique Schoeman for The Witness includes pertinent comments from AeT’s Project Leader, Richard Dobson, … Read more
By Maya Potter, Compiled by Tasmi Quazi Maya Potter, anthropology major, interned with Asiye eTafuleni (AeT) this year, and after immersing herself in Warwick Junction, a major informal economy hub in Durban (South Africa) in which AeT is based, this was one of her colourful and perceptive reflection pieces: “There are two Durbans—Durban by car … Read more
By Tasmi Quazi Richard Dobson is the co-founder and Project Leader of Asiye eTafuleni. He is an architect by profession, and based on his integral involvement in urban regeneration work in Durban’s inner-city since 1996, he co-authored the book “Working in Warwick: Including Street Traders in Urban Plans”. Furthermore, he has been invited to a … Read more
The Warwick market clean up campaign was featured in The Mercury on the 13th of May 2010 and in the Daily Sun on the 14th of May, as volunteers took to the streets of Warwick Junction armed with brooms and buckets.
Authored by Richard Dobson and Caroline Skinner, Working in Warwick describes the painstaking processes undertaken by the city to develop the market into the thriving economic hub it is today. Working in Warwick is published by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Development Studies and is available at Adams and Exclusive Books. This was featured … Read more