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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Development Updates

Stay up to date with how our city is building and being shaped by minor and major developments and redevelopments.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | PRASA upgrades the old apartheid concourse at Cape Town station

The upgraded Parade Concourse at Cape Town Station was recently unveiled.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | How to Make an Attractive City

The founder of London’s The School of Life Alain de Botton presents a manifesto that explains how to make attractive cities in 6 fundamental rules.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Future Cape Town hosts international architects

On Wednesday 13 May, Future Cape Town, and its Young Urbanists members hosted two internationally renowned architects; Alfredo Brillembourg of Urban-Think Tank (U-TT) and Luyanda Mpahlwa of DesignSpaceAfrica at the public lecture: ‘Housing and Educating the future’. The event, which trended nationally on Twitter, drew a crowd of close to 150 students, architects, urbanists and members of the public. It took place at a new exhibition space on Harrington Street.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | From Accra to Cape Town: A conversation with urbanist Victoria Okoye

Rashiq Fataar speaks with Victoria Okoye, the creator of African Urbanism, on the themes that connect her home city Accra and Cape Town.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Voices of the City: Laura Windvogel

This week’s Voice of the City is controversial fine artist, watercolourist and writer Laura Windvogel AKA Lady Skollie. She is the creator of the blog Lady $kollie.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN |Meet Alfredo Brillembourg of Urban-Think Tank

Future Cape Town speaks with Alfredo Brillembourg, the Venezuelan architect founder of Urban-Think Tank who talks about the challenges in emergent urbanism and his projects in 2015 .

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN l The day that Langa opened her streets

Thousands of residents across Cape Town recently flocked to Langa to walk its storied streets. Crime fears were allayed as visitors from the city’s more affluent suburbs walked the streets in safety. They form part of the Open Streets movement that fosters diverse community interaction in urban areas, designating the street as a positive social space.

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THE NEXT ECONOMY: International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam calls for projects from Africa

The International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam calls for projects under the theme THE NEXT ECONOMY. Edgar Pieterse elaborates why this theme provides a fantastic opportunity for African urban designers, architects, landscape architects, academics, artists, planners, cities, universities, companies and social organizations.

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Public Lecture: Alfredo Brillembourg and Luyanda Mpahlwa

[ May 13, 2015; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Future Cape Town and the YOUNG URBANISTS community invites you to the event ‘Housing and educating the future’ with public lectures by Alfredo Brillembourg of Urban-Think Tank and Luyanda Mpahlwa of DesignSpaceAfrica.