South Africa

In manicured neighborhoods for white residents and their "shriveled twins" for black residents, South Africa's nearly 50 years of Apartheid was imprinted on the nation's built landscape. To what extent was Nelson Mandela able to right these wrongs?
Dec 10, 2013   ArchDaily
Gold mining was an integral part of what made the city of Johannesburg, South Africa one of the most economically important cities on the continent. But as mining winds down, some are trying to find new ways to use the landscape of mining operations.
Mar 4, 2011   Places
Garrett Bradford of TheCityFix reviews some of the most innovative and sustainable transit systems from around the globe that made their debut over the last twelve months.
Dec 29, 2010   TheCityFix
Just months after the completion of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, expensive stadia built for the event sit empty and unused.
Nov 15, 2010   Bleacher Report
Pedestrianism is on the rise in Cape Town, South Africa, where the recent World Cup has inspired more citizens to get out of their cars and put their feet on the street.
Sep 4, 2010   The Christian Science Monitor
The 2010 World Cup has ended in South Africa. What's left behind are a number of physical and cultural legacies that will be both landmark developments and potential economic hazards. Exclusive
Aug 2, 2010  By Nate Berg
Officials in South Africa say the country's successful hosting of the 2010 World Cup positions it to be a viable host for the Olympics.
Jul 12, 2010   Guardian
Opinion
Jul 12, 2010   By Todd Litman
The 2010 World Cup in South Africa has caused the creation or redesign of ten stadia. <em>The Architect's Newspaper</em> offers this list of four of the most interesting stadia and what future these expensive buildings may have.
Jun 14, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
<em>The Infrastructurist</em> points to this infographic that outlines the expenditures and infrastructure projects that were built to accommodate the World Cup, beginning this Friday in South Africa.
Jun 9, 2010   Infrastructurist
Timed to open near the start of the country's World Cup, the new Gautrain high speed rail system has launched in Johannesburg.
Jun 8, 2010   BBC