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Morogoro-Makhado on a bicycle

BY LIESBETH
@ VOL 11 ON JUN 12, 2014

Liesbeth presents an exciting cycle trip on secondary roads from Tanzania to South Africa enabling her to see beautiful rural life as much as possible. Three months and five countries, cycling and climbing, mishaps, and a lot of positive surprises mark this remarkable journey.

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The Social Media

BY FRED FELTON
@ VOL 11 ON JUN 12, 2014

Fred Felton is a city architect and a planner giving us examples of television and socail media nightmares and tips on how to avoid such.

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What Is Architecture?

BY ANDREW MAKIN
@ VOL 11 ON JUN 12, 2014

What is architecture? What is a masterpiece of architecture today? Andrew Makin shares a philosophycal view of what architecture is: when architecture is from and on place like children and parents type of connection; when it is engaged in the intellectual discourse of its time; and it provokes visceral experiences in us.

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BesetDurban

BY BESETDURBAN
@ VOL 11 ON JUN 12, 2014

BesetDurban is a trio which believe that they can be a catalyst for greater future in Durban by being a web, a miror and a crowbar. They focus on linking people together in  free monthly activities and events like walking and exploring the city.

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Spatial Legacy Project

BY MICHAEL BRUNNER
@ VOL 11 ON JUN 12, 2014

Architect Michael Brunner shares his passion about the Spatial Legacy Project as a part of quality public spaces and sustainable development through linking the main city facilities. Ecology, resilience and values are the main themes in the planned urban regeneration.

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Organic Farm

BY TRUSHA GOVENDER
@ VOL 11 ON JUN 12, 2014

Organic farmer Rob Simmons belives that organic can feed the world, not the economic system, and the small scale organic farming is the way to go. Human scale system is more efficient than a big mechanised scale farm in many ways and very rewarding.

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Give Sharks a Chance

BY MARK ADDISON
@ VOL 8 ON AUG 22, 2012

National Geographic diver Mark Addison shares his love for the marine life of the Durban coast. We also meet his daughter, who is one of the youngest people to have dived with sharks.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 28, 2013.

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I Love Bunnychows

BY LUKE COMINS AND CHRIS SHAPPE
IN DURBAN

Bunnychow is a popular Durban fast food, and it's basically a hollowed out quarter loaf of bread filled with curry. It has become synonymous with Durban and the large Indian community that lives there. In this presentation, Luke Comins and Chris Shappe share their appreciation for this flavourful meal. (in English)

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Crofton & Benjamin Architects

BY LEON CONRADIE
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 23, 2012

Leon Conradie is an experienced architectural academic, who is doing his Masters Research on "The Work of Crofton & Benjamin Architects: 1955 -1964." Crofton & Benjamin Architects were prolific in the 50s and 60s on beachfront developments, and have designed many iconic Durban buildings, each with an Art Deco style. In his presentation, Leon gives us a tour of these buildings, and points out their unique quirks. (in English)

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