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The tallest, newest, largest and fastest developments in Africa in 2015. Here are some to keep an eye on.
With the Newlands pool back in the news, Rashiq Fataar wonders whether we are missing the real question, in tackling the challenge of sports facilities in Cape Town.
While Cape Town’s reign as World Design Capital has been passed on to Taipei, there is no reason to stop designing. From Chicago to Dakar, organisations and institutions are encouraging students and urbanists from around the world to tackle relevant and pressing issues.
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.
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.
[ 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.
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!
Winner of the PLAYscapes international design competition, the Cape Town Gardens Skatepark has opened to skateboarders across the city.