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A Victory for Social Housing on the Tafelberg Site

According to the Western Cape government, 270 residential rental units for households earning under R7,500 a month could be built on the old Tafelberg school site.

How Cape Town is getting smarter about parks : 6 new parks in the city | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

The Smart Park concept is aimed at providing for inclusivity, social interaction and the integration of communities. Discover 6 new smart parks initiated by the City of Cape Town.

Iconic Cape Town Foreshore development site acquired by Growthpoint

Growthpoint Properties today acquired Site B Lower Long Street in Cape Town’s Foreshore, securing and landmark development site situated between two of its property assets.

Controversial housing development in Kommetjie is approved

Kommetjie residents are considering mounting a legal challenge after the City of Cape Town’s mayoral committee gave the go-ahead for the building of 254 new houses in the suburb.

Why Is Collaboration Not Working In Cities? Lecture by Adam Beck | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

A review of the lecture by Adam Beck on driving collaboration to achieve Urban Regeneration.

Voices of the City : Allison Swank | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

This week Future Cape Town speaks with Allison Swank who worked for OkayAfrica and produced the film : The People versus the Rainbow Nation.

WATCH : A time-lapse of the wednesday market at the Grand Parade

Watch this timelapse of the Wednesday Market at the Grand Parade, one of the oldest public spaces in South Africa.

New mixed use tower development formally announced : Goldies

New mixed use tower development on Buitengracht Street announced.

Moving Parliament from Cape Town to Pretoria: Treasury crunches the numbers

Since Jacob Zuma’s SOTN address in February, the debate over moving Parliament to Pretoria has reignited and feasibility studies have been conducted.

WATCH : Why we have traffic congestion : A simulation of the flows of private vs other transport modes | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Cities continue to be planned around and for cars? Why? The ability to accelerate, as well as the flexible use of cars, clearly make cars appear superior over all other means of mobility-but are they?

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