Author Archive | Camaren Peter

The future of seven billion

Camaren Peter The world is now inhabited by seven billion people. It is not the only salient statistic about our rapidly urbanising planet In 1804, the world population reached one billion. In October 2011 it reached seven billion—seven billion people waking every day in a Mexican wave salute to the sun. “This global milestone is […]

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Urbanisation & the Transition to the Future

Camaren Peter A fragmented sense of urban belonging defines the South African urban psyche and cuts across different social and cultural groups The grand transition toll a new democratic dispensation in South Africa is fraught on all sides by changes in multiple dimensions, emerging from both global and local scales, and including socio-economic, cultural, institutional, […]

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