Reblok.

Innovative community planning and engagement solutions

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OUR PROJECTS & PRODUCTS

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Over the course of 2017, we have created several products to assist in community lead informal settlement upgrading (reblocking), ranging from how-to guides to educational games & tools.

ABOUT US

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Reblok is a social enterprise centered around improving community upliftment projects through technological innovation.

This initiative came about through a generous grant provided by DEDAT via the Serious about Games Competition

OUR WHITEPAPERS

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Our research team are  developing white-papers around reblocking methodologies, the use of drones in the informal sector, and serious games for community engagement

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WHITEPAPERS

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Our areas of research are:

  • Reblocking Methodologies
  • Drone mapping of informal settlements
  • Serious games for education in informal settlements

If you are interested in this information, please contact us!

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Planning a community engagement?

If you are a NGO/NPO,  urban /  community planning consultancy, university researcher, or just someone interested in what we are doing, we’d love to hear from you.

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Site Selection Matrix

We have developed  an objective methodology to measure whether a site is suitable for a community lead Re-blocking

Vukuzenzele

Our winning entry for the Serious About Games competition. The aim of the game was to educate players about the concept of re-blocking. It is intended to be used as a way to introduce the concept to people that are unfamiliar with it

Reblocking Game

Building on our winning entry, we are creating a game where players can reblock a real settlement, and on completion of the game, an implementation plan is generated. This implementation plan can be used as a basis for a physical reblocking to take place.

How To Guides

We have compiled a how-to guide based on the principles of reblocking, so that an NGO or related partner attempting to implement a reblocking can get a headstart in the process and avoid common stumbling blocks that may arise on the way.