Watching TED Talks is a popular pastime at CN&CO. We visit regularly to clear our heads, have a laugh or get inspired. TED Talks open our minds, spark new ways of thinking and can lead to some very interesting conversations. Each week we pick a favourite and publish it on a Tuesday, because we like how “TED Talk Tuesday” sounds. This week’s talk was selected by Rob Christian.

While the talk is focused on areas outside of South Africa, and as such there are limitations in how the principles can be embraced, I thought this would be a pertinent topic as our large cities grow larger and the demand for land increases. How would South Africa embrace and implement its own walkable cities?