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Cake and Climate Change

WATCH: Chocolate pie vs charcoal. What do cake and climate change have in common?

Glasgow adds elevated athletics track to football stadium

Glasgow revealed the city’s spectacular new world-class athletics arena following the stunning transformation of Hampden Park.

Event: Design, Cities and The World Cup

Join us for DESIGN, CITIES AND THE WORLD CUP which will present a critical dialogue and discussion on the role of the World Cup and other mega events.THURSDAY, 3 JULY | 08:30 – 13:00 | CAPE TOWN LODGE | 101 BUITENGRACHT STREET

Can transport and urban design “speak with each other”?

The design of our cities affects how we move around, and how we move around affects the design of our cities and ultimately, urban life. One city which has made major strides in getting transport and urban design to “speak with each other” is Toronto.

The world’s best social housing projects?

A universal problem facing cities worldwide today is mass social housing. This issue manifests differently in different places: in some cases, housing built on modernist principles has proven unsustainable and socially problematic

#CityTalk: What is the Legacy of the World Cup?

With the World Cup in full fledge and some controversy associated with it and the 2022 edition, mega events in cities are back on the spot. It is hard to ignore that there has been a gigantic paradigm shift of how these events develop.

Sanitation Solutions: Interview with David Auerbach

The New Cities Summit kicks off in Dallas today and our Director, Rashiq Fataar, sits down with the co-founder of Sanergy, David Auerbach, to discuss solutions to sanitation challenges in Africa.

Gallery: Kirstenbosch Treetop Walkway “Boomslang” is open

The much anticipated Boomslang is now open to the public, the wheelchair friendly walkway provides magnificent views from the treetops of Table Mountain and the Cape Flats.

Company Gardens: Urban Food Garden

The Company’s Garden was originally the site of a vegetable garden over 360 years ago and supplied produce to the ships and sailors who travelled the spice trade route from the East Indies.

WATCH: The Emergent Patterns of Climate Change

What goes into a climate model? Gavin Schmidt looks at how we use past and present data to model potential futures.

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