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BRT Station Artworks Add Colour To Louis Botha Corridor

October 10th, 2019|

The Johannesburg Development Agency has had the honour of being the lead implementing agent for the Rea Vaya Rapid Transit System (BRT) stations along the Louis Botha Development Corridor. As part of an ongoing commitment to public placemaking through arts and through community-based co-production, the JDA appointed a curator and coordinator of a public arts programme called #ArtMyJozi. Within this [...]

Gilfillan Park Commended At ILASA Awards 2019

October 8th, 2019|

The design of Gilfillan Park (also known as Jeppe Park) received a commendation for excellence in urban design at the Institute for Landscape Architects for South Africa (ILASA) awards 2019. Implemented by the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), the park was designed by kwpCREATE, who were appointed as urban designers on the project. The JDA worked together with Johannesburg City Parks [...]

Construction Students Visit JDA Projects

October 7th, 2019|

Second year students, from the University of Johannesburg’s Construction and Quantity Surveying faculty and the University of the Witwatersrand’s Construction and Property Development faculty, wore high visibility jackets, safety boots and hard hats as they visited three projects currently being undertaken by the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA). The visits took place over two days, 27 and 28 September, and provided [...]

Bruma Lake: More Than an Environmental Upgrade Final

September 26th, 2019|

The City of Johannesburg’s investment in the Bruma Lake rehabilitation, undertaken by Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), remains a shining beacon of how environmental rehabilitations and upgrades can be a catalyst for attracting private investment, unlocking development potential, stimulating local economies, while improving the environment and the quality of life of residents. This World Environment Health Day, 26 September, a day [...]

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 [...]