Modderfontain, South Africa, Africa
 
 
Year2013latitude: -26° 5'
longitude: 28° 8'
Period2015-2060
Initiator(s)Shanghai Zendai
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)Chinese
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organization
Inhabitants
Target population100,000
Town website
Town related linkshttp://futurecapetown.com/2015/11/future-joburg-planning-for-2060-a-smart-c ity-in-modderfontein-city/#.WA38RfmLTIU
http://www.atkinsglobal.com/en-gb/projects/modderfontein-regeneration
http://kemptonexpress.co.za/88008/master-plan-for-a-bigger-better-modderfon tein/
http://www.africapropertynews.com/southern-africa/3149-zendai-development-s outh-africa-seeks-public-s-help-on-modderfontein-new-city.html
http://businesstech.co.za/news/general/76811/gautengs-r84-billion-smart-cit y-is-coming/
http://www.southafrica.info/business/investing/shanghai-zendai-modderfontei n-smart-city-120115.htm#.WA31p_mLTIU
http://constructionreviewonline.com/2014/04/us8-billion-new-city-project-fo r-modderfontein-johannesburg/
http://www.heartland.co.za/1_zendai_development_sa.php
Literature

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 

Community
source: http://www.atkinsglobal.c om/



Land Use
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Public Transit
source: http://www.atkinsglobal.c om/


Modderfontein New City is an ever-growing establishment that aims to create an independent community within the city of Johannesburg, in the hope of providing a safe and efficient environment as a solutions to Johannesburg’s current socio-economic challenges.
The plan for Modderfontein “smart city” has been developed by a Chinese Development Company, its process of construction is divided into 5 phases, from 2015 to 2060. The program aims to outline the living and working opportunities, connection facilities and environmental features of the future city, in order to transform Modderfontein in a world-class, competitive and diverse city.

source: http://futurecapetown.com

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