From Detroit to Cape Town, here are the articles and ideas which grabbed our attention in the past 2 weeks.
Singapore, a true Lion amongst the world’s cities, is captured in this magical timelapse video.
An expert hearing on regenerative urban development in the Gulf taking place in Dubai? Isn’t that a contradiction in itself? Well, 45 international participants from politics, practitioners, academia, business and civil society concluded after three days of intense discussion: there is no better place to discuss the future of Gulf cities than Dubai.
The Soweto Theater which opened its doors earlier this year, has been shortlisted for a category award at the World Architecture Festival 2012. See more pictures and read about South Africa’s previous successes at the annual Festival.
One would think the simple ritual of sitting down would be easy to do, but in Cape Town, your options are limited. Public benches seem to be reserved for parks, with some placed around a few of the city’s public squares, though it is the city’s streets where there is more to see.
Cape Town opens the Promenade to cyclists, skateboarders and rollerbalders for one month.
A new chapter in the vision for the Somerset Hospital precinct saga?
Cape Town’s new tallest building, Portside, currently under construction, will be the first significant high-rise in Cape Town since Safmarine House in 1993. Join us on a tour!
Your City Idea for better and improved public spaces could win you a LandScape Architecture Cape Town book.
London’s new landmark, The Crystal, is unveiled in spectacular fashion.