Media Releases

Westbury TDC Wins Mixed Use Architecture Award

September 19th, 2019|

The Westbury Transformation Development Centre (WTDC) has emerged as the winner in Architectural Design: Mixed Use Architecture at the 2019 Architecture MasterPrize (AMP) awards. The awards honour designs in the disciplines of architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture, with the goal of advancing the appreciation of architecture worldwide. The event, celebrating the award winners, is set to take place at [...]

State-Of-The-Art BRT Depot To Open In 2020

September 17th, 2019|

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), on behalf of the City of Johannesburg’s Department of Transport, is revamping the existing Selby bus depot in the Johannesburg inner city, to turn it into a state-of-the-art Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) depot for Phase 1B and Phase 1C operations. The construction of the Selby BRT Depot, which is on the cards for [...]

Art and Heritage in the City

September 11th, 2019|

Art, culture and heritage are an essential part of human development and are also unique to identity. The City of Johannesburg’s public art adds cultural identity and expression to the urban landscape and brings meaning and identity to spaces. The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) has been a catalyst in installing public art all over the city. Sculptures and murals of [...]

UJ Architecture Students Win Milpark Social Housing Concepts Competition

September 3rd, 2019|

Two postgraduate architecture students from the University of Johannesburg (UJ), Daniele Cronje and Jason Evetts, have emerged as the winners of the Milpark Social Housing Concepts Competition, winning R40 000 and an opportunity of further involvement in the design phase of the project. This is after the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) appointed Delta Built Environment Consultants (DELTABEC) as consultants to [...]

Florida Clinic To Open Its Doors In 2020

August 21st, 2019|

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), on behalf of City of Johannesburg, has been implementing the construction of the upgraded Florida Clinic health care facility in Florida, Roodeport. Two adjacent houses, located on Madeleine street, were earmarked for the development and demolished to make way for the modern healthcare facility, which is designed to effectively and efficiently meet the growing healthcare [...]

Celebrating Women And Public Art In Newtown: Live Painting Tour And Public Engagement

August 19th, 2019|

In Celebration of Women’s Month, various deteriorating signs in Newtown will be painted over with images of African women by local artists. This will take place on Saturday, 24 August 2019 and the public is invited to participate in a free, self-guided tour to view each sign as it is painted. At each location, participants will be invited to engage [...]