Change the world

Venue Session

Parallel Session 1

Track 1 - Citizen hope,  universal happiness, peace and stability

Paper 1 - Engaging nonviolent men in tackling violence against women: an action research project in Harare

By Washington Tsokota

Paper 2 - Safety and Security as a component of equity planning for student housing: A Case Study of Brandwag, Willows and Universitas Suburbs in Bloemfontein, Free State

By Qhamani Tshazi and Thulisile Mphambukeli

Paper 3 - The role of community learning in pursuit of peace: Prospects and Challenges

By Runyararo Marima

Parallel Session 2

Track 2 - Technology and innovation projects driven through partnerships

Paper 1 - Challenges in implementing Innovative Building Technologies: Housing Case Studies in South Africa

By Jeffrey Mahachi

Paper 2 - Planning for co-production through innovative technology in informal and ‘City-Edge’ Human Settlements in the Global South: The Case of Hopley Farm, Harare, Zimbabwe

By Abraham R Matamanda and Thulisile Mphambukeli

Paper 3 - The use of innovation in South African subsidised housing projects

By Nosizo Sebake

Paper 4 - Assisting owner building using building information modelling (BIM)

By Mandla Dlamini

Paper 5 - Alternative *Sustainability* In Human Settlements through design activism

By Kevin Kimwelle

Paper 6 - Economic and carbon growth – sustainability in building

By Samson Mohomane, Linda Linganiso, Tshwafo Motaung and Sandile Songca

Paper 7 - Does the Built Environment Sustainability Tool (BEST) Address Resilince Sufficiently?

By Jeremy Gibberd

Parallel Session 3

Track 2 - Urban renewal and re-design

Paper 1 - Exploring Green Project Management towards an Integrated Model to Upscale the Use of Innovative Building Technologies in Low-Cost Housing.

By Tshiphiri Tshivhasa, Sijekula Mbanga and Winston Shakantu

Paper 2 - Modelling the household unit size with respect to time: A critical literature review output

By Emmanuel Kizito Kabundu, Sijekula Mbanga and Brink Botha

Paper 3 - Household cost as a driver for determining the sustainability of the Human Settlement.

By Lorato Motsatsi and Jeremy Gibberd

Paper 4 - Does the Sustainable Building Assessment Tool Address Resilience Sufficiently?

By Jeremy Gibberd

Paper 5 - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s) use in public infrastructure projects, a joint effort between the Government Department: Infrastructure Development (GDID) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ)

By Nischolan Pillay and Innocent Musonda

Paper 6 - Sustainable disaster relief settlements an innovative option.

By Siviwe Zukile Shwababa

Paper 7 - A community based and user-oriented innovation and sustainability model to achieve smart and green human settlements within the context of South African rural communities.

By Precious Lukhele, Tshepang Mosiea, Sijekula Mbanga, Konrad Soyez, Nonhlanhla Mkhize

Parallel Session 4

Track 3 - Sustainable peri-urban and rural development

Paper 1 - Poverty increase against infrastructure development: Rethinking sustainable rural development in South Africa.

By Sijekula Mbanga

Paper 2 - Maldevelopment- a key feature defining rural development in South Africa.

By Zamikhaya Maseti

Paper 3 - Implications of the counter urbanisation trend around peri-urban and rural areas for spatial planning.

By Ayanda Canca

Parallel Session 5

Track 4 - Urban renewal and redesign

Paper 1 - Challenges of public participation in the implementation of portable toilets in South Africa: A case study of Makhaza Area in Cape Town, Western Cape Province (2011-2015).

By Thandile Bob and Msuthukazi Makiva

Paper 2 - Community-driven upgrading for self-reliance in South Africa: The Isulabantu project in Durban.

By Claudia Luisa Teresa Loggia and Maria Christina Georgiadou

Paper 3 - Urban regeneration and renewal in African cities in the light of the sustainable development goal for cities: a case of Lagos, Nigeria.

By Taiwo Afinowi

Paper 4 - Urban Land Use, urbanisation and Higher Education Institutions; A case of Nelson Mandela University

By Pedro Mzileni

Paper 5 - Municipal Waste Management: An antidote for a healthy city.

By Sibongangani Mngomezulu, Adeleye Adeniran, Sijekula Mbanga and Brink Botha

Parallel Session 6

Track 5 - Public spaces and  inclusivity

Paper 1 - Public spaces and the quest for urban integration in South Africa.

By Sanele Mbambo, Samuel Agbola and Olorunfeni Olojede

Paper 2 -Sustainable development in metropolitan cities: New urbanism perspective

By Themba Lukhele

Paper 3 - A critical review of practices of inclusion and exclusion in resolving Durban University of Technology student protests.

By Thandile Bob and Washington Tsokota

Paper 4 - Dimensions of informal sector activities and public space contestation in downtown areas of cities: The Paradox in Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria and Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

By Olufemi Ojo-Fajuru and  Sijekula Mbanga

Paper 5 - Considering healthy indoor environments in the development of human settlements by characterising the building indoor microbiome.

By Jako Nice

Parallel Session 7

Track 6 - Urban economy and business development

Paper 1 - Creation of knowledge cities for South Africa. A case of Nelson Mandela Bay.

By Roseline Karambakuwa and Ronney Ncwadi

Paper 2 -Innovation culture: examining how Zimbabwe Tourism companies are thriving in the digital age.

By Washington Tsokota

Paper 3 - Social cohesion/contestation: demand for socio-economic needs.

By Esteri Msindo

Paper 4 - The role of small-scale squid fishers in sustaining livelihoods and maintaining marine resources in the context of climate change.

By Oyamangaye Mkaza and Bernadette Snow

Paper 5 - Ship recycling as a viable option for enhancing business, employment and inclusive economic growth and development: Case Study of South Africa.

By Malwande Nkalitshana

Paper 6 - Multi-Purpose Community Centres As a Stimuli for Sustainable Development

By Bongiwe Gobe, Sijekula Mbanga and Brink Botha

Parallel Session 8

Track 7 - Curriculum enhancement and system-wide capacity building

Paper 1 - Traditional Render: a taken for granted, ignored and neglected yet sustainable solution in African Traditional Architecture.

By Paul Makasa

Paper 2 - A landscape study of South African dissertations in the field of human settlements between 1994 and 2019.

By Peta de Jager, Coralie van Reenen, Mark Napier, Sizo Sebake and Sheldon Bole

Paper 3 - Digital learning in teacher education: Implications for teaching and learning in the 21st century.

By Nonzukiso Tyilo

Paper 4 - Unpacking the Landscape of Human Settlement Decision Support Tools in South Africa.

By Onke Aphelele Qwabe, Sithembiso Lindelihle Myeni, Andrew Okem, Aubrey Mpungose, Ndumiso Ndlovu and Bongumusa Zamisa

Paper 5 - Training towards reality

By Thomas Stewart

Paper 6 - The architectural curriculum of the 4th Industrial Revolution towards sustainable smart communities.

By Yashaen Luckan

Parallel Session 9

Track 4 - Public spaces and social inclusivity

Paper 1 - “Hands on the City”: Lessons from the Zanzibari land restitution claim and housing redevelopment process in the Ethekwini Municipality.

By Brendan Boyce

Paper 2 - Urban Renewal and Redesigning of Durban Metropolitan Region, “the Aerotropolis Way”.

By Ongezwa Ntshiqa

Paper 3 - Employing an inductive content analysis approach to explore the implementation of the Galeshewe Urban Renewal Programme, in hindsight (2001-2010), Sol Plaatje Municipality, Northern Cape, South Africa.

By Danisile Seeco and Thulisile Mphambukeli

Paper 4 - The importance of Entrepreneurial Education in growing Youth Entrepreneurship.

By Sandile Mjamba

Parallel Session 10

Track 8 - Nutrition and Food Security

Paper 1 - One tree one child program as a strategy towards contributing to household food and nutrition security: The case study of O.R. Tambo District Municipality.

By Henry Ssekibuule, Nomakhosazana Meth and Siphenathi Madlulela

Paper 2 - Food insecurity and transactional sex among female students: A case at the University of Fort Hare, South Africa.

By Mongameli Goso, Olwethu Matinise and Jabulani Gilford Kheswa

Paper 3 - Addressing unemployment, food insecurity and sexual abuse among girls and women in informal settlements across South Africa.

By Jabulani Gilford Kheswa

Paper 4 - Low-income rental housing: A need for review of the South African Housing Policy.

By Adeleye Adeniran, Siwisa Ntombonina and Sijekula Mbanga

Paper 5 - Unpacking opportunities and challenges in sustaining urban agriculture in low-income settlements in Durban.

By Vincent Myeni

PAper 6 - The Challenges Facing Kwasa Gardening Project in Walmer Township in Port Elizabeth.

By David Bogopa and Thandiwe Blauw

Parallel Session 11

Track 3 - Sustainable peri-urban and rural development

Paper 1 - A Foucaldian analysis of public housing in rural South Africa.

By Danford Chibvongodze and Sithembiso Lindelihle Myeni

Paper 2 - Exogenous challenges associated with failure of rural entrepreneurs in Vhembe District, South Africa.

By Ishmael Obaeko Iwara, Beata Kilonzo and Jethro Zuwarimwe

Paper 3 - The rural school as a place for sustainable community development.

By Nischolan Pillay and Yashaen Luckan

Special Session: Academic Advisory Panel for STI4SHS Road Map

Academic Advisory Panel on the Road Map for Science Technology and Innovations for Sustainable Human Settlements in South Africa.