Marie Huchzermeyer

Professor
University of the Witwatersrand

Overview

Marie Huchzermeyer is a Professor in the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Her research covers housing and informal settlement policy from an historical, political and rights-based perspective. She is the author of many articles in academic and non-academic journals and several books, including Tenement Cities: From 19th Century Berlin to 21st Century Nairobi, Africa World Press, 2011.

Published articles

University of the Witwatersrand

The School of Architecture and Planning at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, includes postgraduate studies in the multi-disciplinary fields of housing, urban studies, energy efficient cities and urban design. It provides supervision to a large cohort of PhD students drawn from South Africa, other developing countries and the global north. The School is host to the Centre for Urban and Built Environment Studies as a base for collaborative research within the School and beyond.