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Manenberg Urban Renewal Plan development Update

Manenberg Urban Transformation: “Historic plans” unveiled

The “Historic Plans” for Manenberg; a community action plan and a public investment framework; have been announced.

Cruise Terminal Development Update

Development of Luxury Cruise Terminal at E Berth in Duncan docks

A luxury Cruise Terminal will be developed at E Berth in Duncan docks.

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The City of Cape Town opposes Sanral plans for tolled highways

The city is vehemently opposing the South African National Roads Agency’s (Sanral’s) plan to toll segments of the N1 and N2 in the Western Cape; objecting to procedural and pricing irregularities.

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How to Make Local and National Governments Work Together : A Big Idea to Tackle Climate Change | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

The coming Habitat III proposal : National Urban Policy Commissions, seen as being a potential solution to apply a multi-level governance to tackle climate change.

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117 on Strand : Mixed use development on Strand Street

September 2016 Update:
The building will consist of the following:

Retail – 15%
Health Club – 14%
Residential – 43%
Offices – 28%
An “ample” supply of underground parking which was not included in the calculation.

Property firm Pam Golding told City Press that more than half of the flats in the block have already been sold off plan.
A 45 square metre […]

Khayelitsha Youth & Community Centre

Khayelitsha Youth & Community Centre completed

In June 2016 GAPP Architects completed a Youth & Community Centre on the Corner of Julius Tsolo Street & Mzala Street, Cape Town, Khayelitsha.

NEXT AFRICA AIBR Video

Watch: NEXT AFRICA, conditions of urbanity, history and identity in Africa | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

A fascinating montage of commentary on the issues of urbanity, history and identity in Africa commissioned by the International Architectural Biennale Rotterdam (IABR-2016- The Next Economy).

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A Success Story in large-scale Informal Settlement Upgrading : Learning from Thailand | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Read how the Thai government is collaborating with cooperatives to upgrade informal settlements at a large scale. Can South Africa take a leaf out of Thailand’s book?

V&A Waterfront Renovations

Waterfront Undergoing Significant Renovations to Food Court

The harbour-facing side of Victoria Wharf is undergoing significant renovations throughout the Winter months.

River Club to undergo R4 billion redevelopment

River Club in Observatory will undergo R4 billion re-development over four years

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.