Co-Arc International Architects Marabastad Urban proposal: Community involvement as process
Co-Arc render of Marabastad master plan, 1997.
Co-Arc render of Mrabastad perspective, 1997.
In the history of Pretoria, Marabastad has suffered neglect, evictions, administrative apathy and fell victim to laws and policies of racial segregation. Initially an informal settlement, it became a dense urban grid and evolved as a multi-racial, mixed-use environment housing a multi-cultural and multi-religious community.