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Open Call for Articles | The 80:20 series | Towards mixed-income housing models in South African cities

Add your voice to the dialogue on mixed-income housing models for South African cities. Apply here to write an article.

Key ideas for the future of Cape Town : Presentation at the City of Cape Town 2016 IDP Hearings

Read our submission to the City of Cape Town as part of the 2016 Integrated Development Plan hearings.

Cape Town’s water crisis : Towards a more water secure future

The water crisis in Cape Town has raised some serious questions about the future of the city. In this interview with Rebecca Cameron, we look at where how Cape Town could transition towards a more water secure future.

EVENT : Constructing Future Cities (Exhibition & Discussion)

Join our one-night exhibition and discussion for the Constructing Future Cities initiative, as 5 women artists share their works.

Bellville CBD : Culture and Public Life

Future Cape Town conducted research to begin to understand the various communities and their social/ cultural practices
within the Bellville CBD focus area, to inform future placemaking initiatives and activations.

Unlocking innovation in public space design and development

How do we truly get all parties to promote and nurture innovation in public space design and development? Rashiq Fataar shares his ideas.

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Q&A with Infecting the City curator, Jay Pather

Rashiq Fataar has a chat with the Infecting The City curator, Jay Pather about this year’s event and the lessons thus far.

Making public spaces in cities, Public: An interview with Jay Pather

What makes public space public? We interview the esteemed Jay Pather, Curator for Infecting the City 2012.

Future Cape Town comment on the proposed masterplan for Kruskal Avenue

City of Cape Town calls for public comment on new design concept for upgrading Kruskal Avenue pedestrian corridor. Future Cape Town offered a four themed commentary regarding vision, research and information, cultural and community, and finally physical infrastructure needing addressing.

Future Cape Town comments on the City of Cape Town’s Draft Cycling Strategy

Future Cape Town in February 2017 released its official position statement on the Draft Cycling Strategy by the City of Cape Town as part of the public participation process which ended on 21 February 2017.

How affordable housing can be delivered by the private sector : A case study in Parow, Cape Town

How can we get the private sector to develop affordable housing? This was the central question of Kate Hogarth’s masters thesis in City and Regional Planning.

Report | Church Square : Empowering Public Life

What is the future of Church Square? Read the Future Cape Town report, using 11 criteria to evaluate the space and make recommendations to reimagine and redesign the public space into the future.

How Cape Town’s Informally-Run Minibus Taxi Network was Mapped

Cape Town has 657 unique minibus taxi routes covering 8,870 kms. The team at WhereIsMyTransport visited every taxi rank, riding over 13,000kms and have captured the entire network in one map.

How to Improve Public Participation in the Planning of Cities : Inclusion of marginalised people in waste management

Do public participation and planning processes really include all people? Adam van Heerden studied informal waste-collectors or “skarrelers” as part of his award-winning Masters of City and Regional Planning thesis.

The city vision for Philippi : Where does informality fit in?

A much needed city vision is being created for Philippi in the Cape Town area. Claire du Trevou questions how informality will be included in this new approach.

Why knowledge matters in architecture? A review of the lecture by Caroline Bos of UNStudio

A review of the lecture by UNStudio’s co-founder Caroline Bos on the role of knowledge in architecture, and the new book ‘Knowledge Matters’.

The future of Cape Town’s water security : The 2nd Cape Flats Aquifer Seminar | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Future Cape Town recently attended a workshop in the Philippi Horticultural Area (PHA) where we learned about its aquifer and the role its farmers play in providing food security for the City of Cape Town.

Cape Town plans for the future of cycling in the city : Read & comment on the Draft Cycling Strategy

The City of Cape Town has compiled a Draft Cycling Strategy for public comment.

Young people building a new vision for Port Elizabeth : Young Urbanists meet in Nelson Mandela Bay

On September, Port Elizabeth had the opening of a new Young Urbanists chapter

Design Competition reimagines Sea Point Library square : An interview with the winning team, Craft of Architecture (CoA)

Craft of Architecture (CoA), a local design firm won the design competition to reimagine and redesign the Sea Point Library square. Read our interview with Michal Korycki.

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