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Hannalie Malan

Watch: (Re)Shaping Colombia: The role of architecture, urbanism and design| FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Watch how two Colombian researchers embark on a journey of interrogating the role of architecture and urban design in different cities.

WATCH – King’s Cross: an urban transformation in London focused on people | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Watch how a new urban development in London prioritises public space over architecture. The story of King’s Cross.

Design by activism: How we can use our public spaces to create change | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

We look back on our the event on the role and impact of activism in the shaping of the future of public spaces in South Africa.

Data facility to boost Cape Town economy

 

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The Western Cape provincial government is launching a multi-million-rand project to build a huge data centre that will host the Square Kilometer Array’s (SKA’s) computing and data storage Requirements. The overall value of the investment in the data centre is estimated at R453m. The SKA, one of the government’s most important science projects, is […]

Construction planned to alleviate traffic jams

Image credit: Alaister Russell

The Western Cape government and the Cape Town city council have unveiled two major plans to ease congestion on the city’s roads and make them safer. Cape Town, the most congested city in South Africa, is going to spend R750 million over five years to ease its mounting traffic problem, Mayor Patricia de […]

A question of spatial injustice | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

Some of the brightest minds and most dedicated participants in the affordable housing arena tackled the question of ‘spatial inequality’ in our country at a recent Housing Forum.

Voices of the city: Fred Viljoen | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

This week we meet Fred Viljoen, a Cape Town designer whose love for nature and appreciation of beauty translates to his creative and energetic work.

How to buy architecture : Shopping for the future architecture of Johannesburg | FUTURE JOBURG

A supermarket for architecture? In 2015, the collaborative studio, Counterspace hosted a Supermarket – themed architectural exhibition of the WITS and University of Johannesburg’s Schools of Architecture students’ work.

Voices of the city: Johnny Miller | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

This week we meet Cape Town photographer Johnny Miller, who has a keen sense of observing the world around him, and in his own words, isn’t afraid of much.

African cities and the future of public spaces : Why our thinking must shift | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

We look back at the event on African cities and their public spaces, as part of the ‘Future of Public Space’ event series.