Soweto Striker / Extending the legacy of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, a contemporary soccer training centre acts as a catalyst for urban revitalization.

"Here, small-scale architecture produces maximum impact by building on key relationships and socially minded decisions. The accretion of similar--if not necessarily sports-based--projects in Soweto may catalyze a far greater revitalization of the entire area. International architects, organizations and governments might take note of this success story, seeking to collaborate more with their South African counterparts and thus take part in positively and sensitively shaping the slowly changing post-apartheid landscape. ..."     
Guy Trangos  for Canadian Architect / Jul 2013

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Sean Pearson