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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Density Syndicate Symposium: Live Blog

The Density Syndicate Symposium is taking place at City Hall today co-hosted by the International New Town Institute and African Centre for Cities. Follow our live blog for some of the key thoughts.

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A weekend conversation: Can Cape Town learn from Berlin?

Can Cape Town learn from Berlin? Mayra Hartmann, an engineer based in Berlin, joins Rashiq Fataar and Brett Petzer to chat about how two cities, both devastated by the architecture of division and separation can learn from one another.

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Architecture Open Studios 2014

[ August 19, 2014; 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. August 20, 2014; 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The Architecture Open Studio invites people into architect’s offices to show them how architects work and the interesting environments in which design takes place – an opportunity to view building projects, models, presentations and design work, and interact with practicing architects.

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10 Must-See events at OPEN DESIGN 2014

Cape Town’s second OPEN DESIGN event takes place from the 13-23 of August. Check out our list of the top ten studios, discussions, and events that you cannot miss!

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WATCH: Cape Town Skatepark under a bridge opens

Winner of the PLAYscapes international design competition, the Cape Town Gardens Skatepark has opened to skateboarders across the city.

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How to demolish a highway and open a port

WATCH: In 8 seconds, 300 meters of Elevated Perimeter Highway was imploded in Rio De Janeiro. Also learn about the major transformation and integration of the Rio Port area kickstarted by the Olympic Games.

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Cape Town’s newest theatre rising in Langa

During Cape Town’s hosting of the World Design Capital 2014, Langa has been chosen as one of the project areas of the city. Here is a look at the newest theatre in Langa.

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Brazil’s World Cup Stadia: Go inside

With the Brazil World Cup 2014 just days a way, the excitement is building. Here’s a look inside the stadia.

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Welcome to the Sharing City: get ready to share

Why should we share more as citizens? In the lead up to the New Cities Summit in Dallas in June 2014, we approached Molly Turner, Director of Public Policy and Civic Partnerships at Airbnb, to help us tackle our questions about the sharing city.

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WATCH: How African cities have grown over 200 years

Watch how some of Africa’s largest and most important cities have grown in the last 150 to 200 years in just over 30 seconds. Recognise anything interesting in how your city has grown?

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