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Ability to innovate and adapt to changing climates in resilient and sustainable ways to ensure protection of our cities and natural environments.
Addressing concerns of access to sustainable job creation and economic stimulation on micro and macro scales in urban and rural communities.
Maintaining and restoring the natural environment throughout development processes; regulated through EIAs and environmental policies.
Current gender inequalities are manifested through institutional and societal systems and may be aggravated or mitigated through built environment practices.
The manner in which authorities decide to plan, finance and manage urban areas in response to the needs of the citizens.
The legal framework within which stakeholders in the built environment are required to operate, and the ability of the law to protect and serve citizen rights.
The attempts of citizens to secure a means by which to survive in urban and rural contexts.
Economic markets influence the dynamics of the human settlements – most notably property and material markets, influencing development patterns.
The rural-urban transition zones on the borders of a city. In Southern Africa these are usually characterised by informal settlements and gated communities.