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Video: A glimpse into Cape Town 2030. A connected city.




This is the vision for a section of the Cape Town CBD for the year 2030. The idea is the brain child of Mokena Makeka, the Principal and Creative Director of Makeka Design Lab, a proudly South African design practice. Makeka Designs or MDL as it is affectionately known, have been doing ground breaking architectural work for a practice that is only 6 years old.

  • Neighbourhood A: Intense mixed-use, cultural centre, government workers, commercial opportunities
  • Neighbourhood B: Innovative technological research and educational centre Informal markets, research and creative academy. Galleries etc.
  • Neighbourhood C: Government services
  • Neighbourhood D: Health and lifestyle centre. Tennis courts, squash courts, parks, green link, public swimming pool

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