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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

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.

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.