Homegrown settlements of Cape Town

In this article, we travel to Cape Town in the western capes of South Africa. The homegrown settlements in Cape town have emerged from occupations of underutilized buildings and vacant lands in peripheries of the city. ‘Occupations’ in Cape Town act as points of contact and interaction between homegrown communities, grassroots housing movements, and the city’s planning institutions.

Window of Opportunity

Cities and graphic narratives have a special connection. So much so that landscapes from an artist’s imagination can infect urban practitioners who may want to translate them into concrete entities.