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Bo-Kaap “monster” R1 billion development approved

The Bo-Kaap development has seen extensive objections from the local Civic and Rate-Payers Associations, professionals and academics.

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.

The future of the Athlone Power Station site

The World Bank will help the City of Cape Town work on a development strategy for the Athlone Power Station site to create a mixed-use area.

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.

Objections to redevelopment of River Club in Observatory

The River Club in Observatory is set to undergo a R4 billion re-development over four years, that will include residential, retail and commercial components including a hotel, gym, shopping centre, offices, conference centre and schools.

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.

Voices of the City : Lindsey Appolis | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

This week Future Cape Town speaks with Lindsey Appolis, a photographer based in Cape Town.

How will the public space at Cape Town station change? Unpacking the R1 billion development plan

Cape Town Station will undergo a third major upgrade for R1 billion. Read the analysis of the precinct to know how the forecourt as a public space will change.

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