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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.

MEDIA RELEASE: Future Cape Town launches Studio Rotterdam in collaboration with the Dutch Consulate

CAPE TOWN, 27 July 2015
The recently launched Studio Rotterdam is an online magazine at the intersection of two urban centres: Rotterdam and Cape Town.
Launched in May of 2015, StudioRotterdam.co.za is an online magazine at the intersection of two urbanisms – that of Rotterdam and Cape Town. Essays, interviews, conversations, exhibits and extras will trigger new […]

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Voices of the City: Rafeeqah Galant

This week we meet Rafeeqah Galant, a producer and writer based in Cape Town.

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FUTURE JOHANNESBURG | Interview with Tariq Toffa

Future Cape Town speaks with Tariq Toffa, South African architect and lecturer in the architecture department at the University of Johannesburg , about main the challenges for urban planning in South Africa and his current projects in 2015 .

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Can a game help plan the future of a township?

A group of local stakeholders in Cape Town, aim for collaborative solutions by engaging with design of the Khayelitsha Business District, using a game called Play Khayelitsha.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | How a building can communicate the spatial and social violence in South Africa

A young architect confronts the social and spatial inequality that still plagues the city by proposing an evocative experience through design of the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN |Expo Milano 2015 : How to feed our planet of 7 billion people

Expo Milano 2015 is described as a proces of active participation among a large number of players around the theme of Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. It is open from May 1 to October 31, 2015.

MEDIA RELEASE: Future Cape Town and BLOK collaborate to improve public spaces

CAPE TOWN, 16 June 2015

BLOK apartment developers has partnered with Future Cape Town on placemaking initiatives in the Atlantic Seaboard of Cape Town.

The Future Cape Town placemaking team is led by senior researcher, Brett Petzer

Future placemaking interventions being explored include the Sea Point library square and Sea Point Promenade.

BLOK apartment developers has partnered with Future […]

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | World’s largest study on cyclist behaviour: Copenhagen to Cape Town

Copenhagenize Design Co, the international consultancy specialising in bicycle urbanism are launching a new project that will span continents and use their unique Desire Lines Analysis Tool.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | The trains for future of South Africa’s cities

The firsts new PRASA commuter trains produced at Alstom’s Lapa plant in Brazil will be ready by the end 2015.