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Alma Viviers

About Alma Viviers

Alma Viviers is a pen for hire with a keen interest in design and the built environment and how these, not only embody societal values, but also shape our lived experience. 

Recent Posts

A dream house in Hangberg
Alma Viviers
21 April 2015

Resident of the Hangberg informal settlement in Hout Bay, Xoma Ayob told the story of how he got his dream house – an award-winning sustainable solution – in the Molo: Future City edition.

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Critical mass: Cape Town’s creative season
16 February 2015

Anticipation is mounting as Cape Town heads towards the most bustling week on its creative calendar, from 20 February to to 1 March, with multiple design and art events taking place concurrently. We chat to the various events organisers about the event ecosystem, collaboration and measures of success.  

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A lesson in lasting relationships in Cape Town
Alma Viviers
7 February 2013

His t-shirt says it all: “I am M24”. For the past 12 years Nicolas, the client liaison working in the lobby of the building, has been synonymous with a visit to Naspers and Media24. 

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Zachie Achmat: On coffee and life in Cape Town’s Central City
2 September 2012

Activist and Ndifuna Ukwazi director Zackie Achmat – who is also a long-time resident of Cape Town’s inner city – took City Views’ writer Alma Viviers on a walking tour of some of his favourite haunts. Read more about his experience of Cape Town over the years, and his opinions on cities and public life.

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